Aloysius Domingo
Aloysius Domingo, MD
Visiting researcher, PhD student
Phone number:+49 451 3101 8208

Current Position:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Focus:

Genetics and pathophysiology of X-linked dystonia parkinsonism (XDP, DYT3), an adult-onset neurodegenerative movement disorder with features of both dystonia and parkinsonism that is endemic to the Philippines

Curriculum vitae


6/1996 -3/2000 Scholarship at the Philippine Science High School, Quezon City, Philippines

6/2000-5/2004 Bachelor of Science in Basic Medical Sciences (Integrated Liberal Arts-Medicine Program), University of the Philippines, Manila

6/2000-4/2007 Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila

1/2008-12/2011 Neurology Residency, Philippine General Hospital, Manila

Professional Training:

Since 2007 Licensed physician

1/2011-12/2011 Chief Resident, Department of Neurosciences, Philippine General Hospital

6/2012 – present Section of Clinical and Molecular Neurogenetics (University of Lübeck), supervised by Prof. Dr. C. Klein

Genetics of X-linked dystonia parkinsonism


2011 Travel grant from the Movement Disorder Society

2013 Felgenhauer fellowship from the German Neurological Society (DGN)

2014 Travel grant from the GlaxoSmithKline Foundation


Title: “Gene expression profiling in X-linked Dystonia-Parkinsonism”
Principal Investigator
Agency: Deutsche Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)
Type: Career Development Award
Funding period: 2014-2015
Amount: 12,000 €

Title: “Multidisciplinary X-linked Dystonia-Parkinsonism Workshop
Principal Investigator
Agency: Fritz Thyssen Foundation
Type: Conference Funding
Funding period: May-June 2014
Amount: 9,700 €


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