University Professor Dr. Andreas Hufnagel, PhD Medicine, is a neurologist. Since 2006 he heads his own neurology private practice in Düsseldorf.
Andreas Hufnagel has almost 25 years of experience in neurology. From 1977 to 1984 he studied medicine at the Justus Liebig University Giessen, in 1984 he passed the national examination in medicine, in 1984 he got admission as practitioner and then (till 1990) was intern. From 1990 to 1996 Andreas Hufnagel worked as chief of the Epileptology Clinic at the University of Bonn and of the Neurology Clinic at the University of Bonn. From 1996 to 2006 he worked as the chief and permanent representative of director of the Neurology Clinic at the University of Essen. University Professor Dr. Andreas Hufnagel is a member of the Duisburg-Essen University, he holds lectures, supports PhD students and advices scientific projects. In 2003 he was appointed senior assistant professor in neurology at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.
Area of Focus:
- Antipain therapy.
- In 1990 he received the international Cobb's Award from the International Federation of Societies of Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology for his work "Activation of the epileptic focus during intracarotid amobarbital test. Electrocorticographic registration via subdural electrodes".
- In 1992 he received Marion Merell Dow prize for meritable work together with Helmstaedter C. and Elger C.E. for the epilepsy study from the German Section of the International League against Epilepsy (as second author).
- In 1990 he received the Alfred Hauptmann Prize from the German Section of the International League against Epilepsy together with Elger C.E., Böker D.K., Linke D.B., Kurthen M. und Solymosi L.
- In 1992 he received the Heinrich Pette Prize for his doctor's thesis from the German Neurologist Association.
- In 1995 he was awarded by the Journal of Nuclear Medicine for one of three best publications of the year to the topic "Ictal and interictal brain SPECT imaging in epilepsy using technetium-99m-ECD", together with Grünwald et al.
- In 1995 he received the 1st prize at the annual conference of the German Clinical Neurophysiology Association in Bielefeld for his work "Functional results after resections in the supplementary motor area".
- In 1996 he received the 1st prize at the annual conference of the German Neurologist Association in Dresden for his work "Multiple subpial transection for control of epilepsy".
- Over 90 publications in German and English, two student's books and hundreds of speaker papers.