Simone Zittel
Simone Zittel, MD
Clinican Scientist
Phone number:+49 451 3101 8212

Personal Information

Name: Dr. med. Simone Zittel

Date of Birth: March 7th, 1978

Place of Birth: Bad Oldesloe, Germany

Position/Title: Consultant Neurologist; Paediatric and Adult Movement Disorders and Neuropsychiatry Group; Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck 

Address: Paediatric and Adult Movement Disorders and Neuropsychiatry Group, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck, Maria-Goeppert-Strasse 1, 23562 Lübeck, Germany

Phone: +49-451-2903422; Fax: +49-451-2903423
Email: simone.zittel@neuro.uni-luebeck.de

Medical Education and Training

Education:

1998-2004 Medical school at the University of Hamburg

2003-2005 Doctoral thesis at the University of Hamburg, Department of Neurology: „Interhemispheric interactions during unilateral finger movements: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study“

2005-2013 Clinical training as a medical doctor at the Department of Neurology, University of Hamburg

2013 Qualification as Neurologist

2013-ongoing Consultant Neurologist, Paediatric and Adult Movement Disorders and Neuropsychiatry Group, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck

 

Scientific training:

2006-2013 Movement Disorders Working Group, supervised by Prof. Dr. A. Münchau

2013-ongoing Paediatric and Adult Movement Disorders and Neuropsychiatry Group, supervised by Prof. Dr. A. Münchau

Memberships and Academic Activities

Movement Disorders Society

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Tiefe Hirnstimulation

European Huntingtons`s Disease Network

N.E.MO. Förderverein für die Erforschung der Neurophysiologie und Entwicklung des Motorischen Systems und die Erforschung und Behandlung von Bewegungsstörungen bei Kindern, Jugendlichen und Erwachsenen e.V.

Current FUNDING

2014-2015; € 54.000 Research support of the University of Lübeck for the project „Longitudinal investigation of cortico-                                             cortical conectivity in de novo Parkinson patients“

Publications

Selection of publications:

Zittel S, Heinbokel C, van der Vegt JPM, Niessen E, Buhmann C, Gerloff C, Siebner HR, Münchau A, Bäumer T. Effects of dopaminergic treatment on functional cortico-cortical connectivity in Parkinson’s disease. Exp Brain Res, 2014. Epub ehead of print.

Ganos C, Zittel S, Minnerop M, Schunke O, Heinbokel C, Gerloff C, Zühlke C, Bauer P, Klockgether T, Münchau A, Bäumer T. Clinical and Neurophysiological Profile of Four German Families with Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 14. Cerebellum, 2014. 13(1):89-96.

Zittel S, Kroeger J, van der Vegt JP, Siebner HR, Brüggemann N, Ramirez A, Behrens MI, Gerloff C, Bäumer T, Klein C, Münchau A. Motor pathway excitability in ATP13A2 mutation carriers: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Parkinsonism Relat Disord, 2012. 18(5):590-4.

Zittel S, Moll CKE, Brüggemann N, Tadic V, Hamel W, Kasten M, Lohmann K, Lohnau T, Winkler S, Gerloff C, Schönweiler R, Hagenah J, Klein C, Münchau A, Schneider SA. Clinical, neuroimaging and electrophysiological assessment of three DYT6 dystonia families. Mov Disord, 2010. 25(14):2405-12.

Djarmati A, Schneider SA, Lohmann K, Winkler S, Pawlack H, Hagenah J, Brüggemann N, Zittel S, Fuchs T, Rakovic A, Schmidt A, Jabusch HC, Wilcox R, Kostic VS, Siebner H, Altenmüller E, Münchau A, Ozelius LJ, Klein C. Mutations in THAP1 (DYT6) and generalised dystonia with prominent spasmodic dysphonia: a genetic screening study. Lancet Neurol, 2009. 8(5):447-52.

 

Overview:

Articles: 40

Cumulative impact factor: 144

Reviewer Activities

Journals

  • Movement Disorders Journal

  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
National and International Co-operation

Klinik für Neurologie, Universität zu Lübeck (Professor Münte, Dr. Heldmann)

Institut für Neurophysiologie, Universitätsklinik Hamburg-Eppendorf (Professor Engel, Dr. Moll)

Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre (Professor Siebner)

Clinical Trials

Parkinson`s disease: 2006 AMPA, 2006 Sifrol, 2007 Sense Study, 2010 Padgau-Study

Chorea Huntington: 2006 Ethyl-EPA, 2007-ongoing Registry Studie/Enroll-Study

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