1995 …2024

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Scientific Career

Prof. Hemmer (* 1963) has been director of the Department of Neurology at the TUM-Klinikum rechts der Isar since 2007. He is a specialist in the field of inflammatory diseases of the nervous system, in particular multiple sclerosis. Scientifically, he is involved in studies on the cause, course and treatment of multiple sclerosis. After studying human medicine, Prof. Hemmer received his doctorate in 1991 from the University of Freiburg. A DFG scholarship led him to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA, in 1995. He received his specialist training at the university clinics in Freiburg and Marburg. He worked as a senior physician in Marburg and as a deputy clinic director in Düsseldorf. Prof. Hemmer has been Professor of Neurology at TUM since 2007. He is on the executive board of the disease-oriented competence network for multiple sclerosis, the medical advisory board of the German Multiple Sclerosis Society, the SyNery excellence cluster and the EU project MultipleMS. From 2012 to 2020 he was represented on the Executive Committee of the European Congress for the Treatment and Research of multiple sclerosis and chaired it from 2018 to 2020. He has been a member of the National Steering Committee of the Medical Informatics Initiative since 2020. From 2010 to 2019 he was vice dean and since 2019 he has been dean of the TUM Faculty of Medicine.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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