Brit Mollenhauer, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Goettingen
Attending Neurologist, Head of Clinical Research, Paracelsus Elena Klinik

Dr. Brit Mollenhauer graduated from Medical School at Georg-August University Goettingen, Germany in 2000. During residency training in Neurology from 2000-2005 in Goettingen, Dr. Mollenhauer was also a member of the National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Center under the mentorship of Dr. Sigrid Poser, where she focused her research activities on the differential diagnoses of prion diseases, with special interest on dementia with Lewy Bodies, Parkinson disease and cerebrospinal fluid biomarker in collaboration with Dres J. Wiltfang and M. Otto. After completing the neurology training in 2005 Dr. Mollenhauer received a research fellowship by the Stifterverband fuer die Deutsche Wissenschaft to visit Harvard University and laboratory of Dr. M. Schlossmacher in Boston, USA, where she studied biomarker development and cerebrospinal fluid alpha-synuclein (2005-2007). Since June 2007 she holds a position as Assistant Professor in Neurology at Georg-August University Goettingen, Germany and the Movement Disorder Paracelsus-Elena Klinik, Kassel (Dr. Claudia Trenkwalder). She established her own research team and focuses on human body fluid biomarker detection and assay development for improving diagnosis of movement disorders.