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Brandt, T. (GER), MD, FRCP

LMU, Clinic Grosshadern, Munich, Germany

Biography

Thomas Brandt is Professor and Head of the Department of Neurology and chief of the Neurological Clinic Grosshadern in Munich, Germany.

Dr. Brandt’s main research topics are vertigo, dizziness, balance disorders, neurophysiology of the peripheral and central vestibular system, visual-vestibular interaction, motion perception, spatial orientation, vestibular cortex ocular motor disorders, posture, gait and locomotion and sensorimotor control in man and machine management of neurological disorders.

Dr Brandt is the chairman of the ‘Sensorimotor control in man and machine’ project A 5; Vestibular brainstem syndromes: Sensorimotor dysfunction of the vestibulo-ocular reflex in pitch, roll, and yaw plane. He is also the coordinator of the Clinical Research Group ‘Vestibular function and ocular motor disorders’, project 3.1; Vestibular cortex and of the Graduate Lecture ‘Sensory interaction in biological and technical systems", project 5; Psychophysics of vestibular function. Further on Dr Brandt is the chairman of the project ‘Neurotrauma and neurorehabilitation’, D3, Compensation and pharmacotherapy of acute unilateral labyrinthine lesions.

Dr Brandt has authored and co-authored more than 80 scientific articles on cerebrovascular diseases in journals such as Stroke, Cerebrovascular Diseases, the Journal of Neurology, Archives of Neurology, the Journal of Neurosciences, Annals of Neurology, Brain, Nervenarzt, Cephalalgia, and Neurology, and several book chapters.

Lectures
  • Neglect after stroke: new therapeutic approaches in neurorehabilitation