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Adrian Danek

Prof. Dr. Adrian Danek

GSN core faculty


Professor of Cognitive Neurology


Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik
Klinikum der Universität München, Campus Großhadern
Marchioninistr. 15
D-81377 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 4400-76676 (Petra Mehlhorn)
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 4400-76671


Further Information

Research focus: Clinical neuropsychology, problem solving, functional neuroanatomy, rare diseases

Key words: Neurology, applied neuroanatomy, clinical neuropsychology, history of neuroscience

Current GSN students: Theresa Raiser, Max Schneider

Selected publications:

Danek A. Heinrich Simon Frenkel (1860-1931). Journal of Neurology. 2016; in press.

Lupo F et al. (2016) A new molecular link between defective autophagy and erythroid abnormalities in chorea-acanthocytosis. Blood. in press.

Schönecker S et al. (2016) Applied multimodal diagnostics in a case of presenile dementia. BMC Neurol. 16:131.

Teipel S et al. (2016) Atrophy and structural covariance of the cholinergic basal forebrain in primary progressive aphasia. Cortex. 83:124–35.

Anneser et al. (2015) Occurrence of the “applause sign” in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 137:8–10.

Levin et al. (2015) The association of aphasia and right-sided motor impairment in corticobasal syndrome. J Neurol. 262:2241–6.

Roeber S et al. (2015) Three novel presenilin 1 mutations marking the wide spectrum of age at onset and clinical patterns in familial Alzheimer’s disease. J Neural Transm. 122:1715–9.

Zinchenko A et al. (2015) Local feature suppression effect in face and non-face stimuli. Psychol Res. 79:194–205.

Plate A, Benninghoff J, et al. (2013) Atypical Parkinsonism due to a D202N Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker prion protein mutation: First in vivo diagnosed case. Movement Disorders 28(2): 241-5.

Högen T, Chan W-M, et al. (2012) Wildervanck's syndrome and mirror movements: a congenital disorder of axon migration? J. Neurol. 259(4): 761-3.

Walker RH, Jung HH and Danek A. (2011) Neuroacanthocytosis. Handb Clin Neurol. 100: 141-51.

Knels C and Danek A. (2010) Loss of word-meaning with spared object semantics in a case of mixed primary progressive aphasia. Brain and language 113(2): 96-100.

Hinz AM, Kostov A, Kneissl F, Sürer F and Danek A. (2009) A mathematical model and a computer tool for the Tower of Hanoi and Tower of London puzzles. Information Sciences 179(17): 2934-47.