TU Dresden


Prof. Dr. Gerd Kempermann

2001   Habilitation
1993 Dr. med
1993„Ärztliche Prüfung“ (Board examination)



Positions held

since 2007    Professor for “Genomics of Regeneration”, Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD), DFG Research Center and Excellence Cluster
since 2009Speaker of the Dresden site of the DZNE (Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen)
since 2004 Faculty International Max Planck Research School LIFE
2004– 2008Senior Fellow MaxNet Aging (Max Planck Society)
2000– 2007 Group leader “Neuronal Stem Cells” Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch and Service Unit “Electron microscopy”
2001– 2007 at the same time Group leader “Neurogenic Permissiveness” funded by Volkswagenstiftung, Dept. of Neurology, Charité, Humboldt University Berlin
1998– 2000Resident and senior scientist: Dept. of Neurology, University of Regensburg
1999Co-Founder “Route 28 Summits in Neurobiology” with Theo D. Palmer (Stanford) and Phillip T. Horner (Seattle): scientific workshops for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
1995– 1998Postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute, Laboratory of Genetics, La Jolla, California, USA (Prof. Fred H. Gage, Ph.D.)
1993– 1995

Internship (“AiP”): Dept. of Neuropathology, Institute of Pathology, Freiburg University


2011 BMA, Medical Book of the Year Award (also 1st price in category “Neurology”)
2008  GSK FENS Neural Stem Cell Award
2005Nathan Shock Award, National Institute on Aging
1999Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Preis, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)


Group Leader

Prof. Dr. Gerd Kempermann

Speaker DZNE (German Center for Neurodegenrative Diseases)

Prof. Dr. Gerd Kempermann

Assistant to Group Leader

Kristin Baues
Phone: +49 (0)351 210 469701