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Christian Haass

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Nationality  German
Known for  alzheimer disease

Name  Christian Haass
Education  Heidelberg University
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Born  19 December 1960 (age 55) Mannheim (1960-12-19)
Institutions  Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen
Notable awards  Ernst Jung Prize (2002) Potamkin Prize (2002) Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize MetLife Award
Fields  Biochemistry, Neuroscience

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Christian Haass (born 19 December 1960 in Mannheim, Germany) is a German biochemist who specializes in metabolic biochemistry and neuroscience.

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Haass studied biology in Heidelberg from 1981 to 1985. From 1990 on he was a postdoc in the lab of Dennis Selkoe at Harvard Medical School and worked there from 1993 to 1995 as assistant professor. Afterwards he returned to Germany as professor of molecular biology at the central institute for mental health. In 1999 he was offered a chair at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich at the medical faculty.

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The emphasis of his work is in the molecular biology and cell biology of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. Among other awards, he has won the Leibniz Prize and the MetLife Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease.


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