Martin Sommer, University of Goettingen, Germany
Martin Sommer graduated from Aachen Medical School, Germany, in 1996. After studies in Toulouse, France, and at the NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, he went to Goettingen Medical School, Germany, for his residency in Neurology and for further scientific training. There he is consultant and professor at the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology. His clinical and research focus is the (patho)physiology of movements, particularly in Parkinson’s disease and dystonia. Himself stuttering, he employs imaging and neurophysiological tools such as transcranial magnestic stimulation in research elucidating the pathophysiology of persistent stuttering. He currently serves as president of the German Stuttering Association (BVSS).
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