Sommer, Martin, Prof. Dr. med. #


  • 2019 Specialist in Neurological Pain Treatment.
  • 2019 Associate Editor, Frontiers in Cognitive Neuroscience.
  • 2013-2014 Visiting Scientist, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK (Prof. John Rothwell).
  • 2010 Professor extraordinarius. Studies on current direction dependent effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation in humans.
  • 2006 Habilitation (postdoctoral lecture qualification) for Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology
  • 2005 Consultant (Oberarzt)
  • 2003 Board certified Neurologist (Facharzt)
  • 1997-2005 Residency and fellowship at the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Göttingen (Prof. W. Paulus). Clinical focus on movement disorders, studies on motor cortex excitability in movement and speech disorders.
  • 1996-1997 Visiting fellow in the Human Motor Control Section, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA (Prof. M. Hallett). Studies on implicit learning and movement planning in healthy humans and patients with movement disorders.
  • 1993-1994 Academic Year at the Faculté de Médecine de Toulouse-Rangueil, France,
    within the European University Exchange Program “Erasmus“
  • 1989-1996 Medical Faculty, University of Aachen, Germany

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