Translational Neuroimaging Lab

Department of Epileptology

University of Bonn Medical Center

Venusberg Campus 1

Life&Brain / Building 76

53127 Bonn (Germany)

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CePTER Young Scientist Group for Translational Neuroimaging Frankfurt

LEON ERNST

M.D. candidate

In the search for a scientific field with strong clinical relevance and translational potential I recognized multimodal neuroimaging to be an ideal area to combine both my interests in applied neurology and neuroscience. My research is focused on a better understanding of structural changes in different serotypes of limbic encephalitis in order to strengthen the role of MRI in the diagnosis of this disease. In addition I am interested in defining MRI-changes due to neuroplasticity in patients after marked hemispheric lesions.

Background

2016-present   M.D. candidate, University of Bonn Medical Center, Bonn, Germany

2013-present   Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Funding & Awards

2018   Medical Excellence Grant funded by the Manfred Lautenschläger-Foundation

2016   BonnNI Structured M.D. Program funded by the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation

Contact

l.ernst@uni-bonn.de

+49 (0) 228 6885-283

Translational Neuroimaging Group