Daniela Berg, M.D.

Chair and Director, Department of Neurology, Christian-Albrechts-University
Medical Director of the Clinic of Neurology at the University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein

Professor Daniela Berg is Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany and Medical Director of the Clinic of Neurology at the University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel. As Chair of the commission of Movement Disorders of the German Society of Neurology, Board Member of the German Parkinson Society (DPG), Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Parkinson’s Disease Association, Member of the Parkinson’s UK Research Strategy Board and Member of the EAN Scientific Panel Movement disorders she serves at different national and international Boards to promote research in and treatment of Movement Disorders, with a specific focus on Parkinson’s disease.

Together with Professor Ron Postuma Professor Berg chaired the Movement Disorder Task Force on the “Definition of Parkinson’s Disease,” which established the MDS Criteria for Parkinson’s Disease as well as the Research Criteria for Prodromal Parkinson’s Disease. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, member of the Editorial Board of Movement Disorders Clinical Practice and Neurological Research and Practice and Funding-Co-Editor of DGNeurologie.

Her major research interests are the early and differential diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders, particularly the detection and validation of risk and biomarkers for diagnosis and progression of Parkinsons’s disease. The desire to find better, individualized treatment options for those affected by Parkinson’s disease led her to be PI of many clinical studies including conservative approaches. Her scientific contribution to the field can be found in more than 600 peer reviewed manuscripts to which she contributed as author or co-author.

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