Personal Data

Name:

Albert Christian Ludolph

Citizenship:

German

Place & Date
of Birth:

Bad Pyrmont (Germany),
Dezember 12th, 1953

Address:

Department of Neurology, University of Ulm, Germany, Oberer Eselsberg 45, 89081 Ulm

Tel:

49-731-177 1200

Fax:

49-731-177 1202

E-Mail:

albert.ludolph[at]rku.de

Professional Experience

1979-1984

Resident, Board Neurology and Psychiatry (Department of  Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Münster FRG)(Prof. G. Brune, Prof. R. Tölle)

1984-1985

Stipend, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft: Institute of Neurotoxicology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York (Prof. P.S. Spencer, Prof. H.H. Schaumburg)

1985-1989

Staff, Department of Neurology, University of Münster (Prof. G. Brune)

1987

Habilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Münster, C2 Professor of Neurology

1990-1992

Staff Scientist, Visiting Assoc. Prof., Center for Research on Occuputational and Environmental Toxicology, Portland (Oregon)

1992

Staff, Department of Epileptology, University of Bonn (Prof. C.E. Elger)

1993-1996

C3 Professor of Neurology, Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology, Humboldt University Berlin (Prof. K.-M. Einhäupl)

1996

C4 Professor of Neurology, Chair, Department of Neurology, University of Ulm

2003 -

Chair (elected) Academic Neuroscience Center, University of Ulm

2005-2009

Deputy Chair and Chair (elected), European ALS-MND-Group

2007-

Chair (elected) ALS panel of the EFNS and EAN (since 2014, together with Prof. Vincenzo Silani)

2008-

Scientific Advisory Board Thierry Latran Foundation

2008-

Chair, Scientific Council of Deutsche Stiftung Querschnittlähmung (DSQ)

2008-

Chair Scientific Council Deutsche Gesellschaft für Muskelkranke

2009-

Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Stifterverband der Schilling-Research-Groups for Translational Neuroscience

2009-

Chair (elected), World Federation of Neurology, ALS Research Group

2009-

Reviewer for Neuroscience Board of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

2010-2014

Vice Dean of the Medical Faculty of Ulm

2013-

>Chair (elected), World Federation of Neurology, ALS Research Group

2014-

Delegate of the German Society of Neurology at the World Federation of Neurology

2014-

Chairman of the Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft

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Prizes and Awards (recent)

2013

Honorary Member of the Mongolian Society of Neurology 

2015

Erb-Gedenkmünze of the German Society of Neurology (DGN)

10 most important publications

1

Freischmidt A, Müller K, Zondler L, Weydt P, Volk AE, Božič AL, Walter M, Bonin M, Mayer B, von Arnim CA, Otto M, Dieterich C, Holzmann K, Andersen PM, Ludolph AC, Danzer KM, Weishaupt JH. Serum microRNAs in patients with genetic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and pre-manifest mutation carriers. Brain 2014;137(Pt 11):2938-50

2

Müller K, Andersen PM, Hübers A, Marroquin N, Volk AE, Danzer KM, Meitinger T, Ludolph AC, Strom TM, Weishaupt JH. Two novel mutations in conserved codons indicate that CHCHD10 is a gene associated with motor neuron disease. Brain 2014;137(Pt 12):e309

3

Brettschneider J, Del Tredici K, Irwin DJ, Grossman M, Robinson JL, Toledo JB, Fang L, Van Deerlin VM, Ludolph AC, Lee VM, Braak H, Trojanowski JQ. Sequential distribution of pTDP-43 pathology in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD). Acta Neuropathol 2014;127(3):423-39

4

Brettschneider J, Arai K, Del Tredici K, Toledo JB, Robinson JL, Lee EB, Kuwabara S, Shibuya K, Irwin DJ, Fang L, Van Deerlin VM, Elman L, McCluskey L, Ludolph AC, Lee VM, Braak H, Trojanowski JQ. TDP-43 pathology and neuronal loss in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis spinal cord. Acta Neuropathol 2014;128(3):423-37

5

Kassubek J, Müller HP, Del Tredici K, Brettschneider J, Pinkhardt EH, Lulé D, Böhm S, Braak H, Ludolph AC. Diffusion tensor imaging analysis of sequential spreading of disease in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis confirms patterns of TDP-43 pathology. Brain 2014;137(Pt 6):1733-40

6

Logroscino G, Ludolph AC. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: new ideas from cancer. Lancet Neurol 2014;13(11):1067-8

7

Storch A, Kassubek J, Tumani H, Vladimirtsev VA, Hermann A, Osakovsky VL, Baranov VA, Krivoshapkin VG, Ludolph AC. Communicating hydrocephalus following eosinophilic meningitis is pathogenic for chronic Viliuisk encephalomyelitis in Northeastern Siberia. PLoS One. 2014 28;9(2):e84670

8

Brettschneider J, Del Tredici K, Toledo JB, Robinson JL, Irwin DJ, Grossman M, Suh E, Van Deerlin VM, Wood EM, Baek Y, Kwong L, Lee EB, Elman L, McCluskey L, Fang L, Feldengut S, Ludolph AC, Lee VM, Braak H, Trojanowski JQ. Stages of pTDP-43 pathology in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Ann Neurol 2013;74:20-38

9

Braak H, Brettschneider J, Ludolph AC, Lee VM, Trojanowski JQ, Tredici KD. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - a model of corticofugal axonal spread. Nat Rev Neurol 2013;9(12):708-714

10

Ludolph AC. Oligodendroglia: new players in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Brain 2013;136(Pt 2):370-1

Scientific interest

1. Clinical Studies in neurodegenerative diseases (current focus: ALS, MSA, PSP, Huntington’s disease)

2. Preclinical research in neurodegenerative diseases (current focus: ALS, PSP, MSA, Huntington’s disease)

3. Genetics and pathogenesis of ALS / MND.

4. Neurotoxicology (metabolism, pharmacology).

 

Publications

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