Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günther Deuschl


Professional Career

Clinical Career

Since 2016   Emeritus of the Department of Neurology, Kiel
1995 - 2016   Head of the Department of Neurology, CAU Kiel, Germany
1986 - 1991   Board examinations/teaching certificates for Neurology, Pain therapy, Neurological Intensive Care, Laboratory Medicine in Neurology, Geriatric Neurology. Electromyography, Evoked Potentials and Electroencephalography
1982 - 1986   Neurology Training at the Department of Neurology, University of Freiburg, Germany
1980 - 1982   Neurology Training at the Departments of Neurology, Technical University of Munich

Scientific Career

Since 2018   Senior-Professor of Neurology
1995   Full professor at the Faculty of Medicine, CAU Kiel and head of the Department of Neurology
1994   Professor of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Freiburg
1991 - 1992   National Institute of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Human Motor Control Section, Bethesda/Maryland, USA.
1976 - 1980   Experimental Neurophysiology, Department of Physiology, München University



Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günther Deuschl
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU Kiel)
Department of Neurology
Schittenhelmstr. 10, 24105 Kiel, Germany
Phone. +49 (0) 431 597 8500
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Projects and Positions

Description Role
T1 - Transfer project – Individualized Deep Brain Stimulation Project lead


CRC-related Publications

M. Yalaz, M. Butz, G. Deuschl, P. Boe, A.-K. Helmers, A. Schnitzler, M. Höft: Effects of Various Head Movement Executions on Spatial Accuracy of Magnetoencephalography Systems, IEEE Sensors, conf. processings, Vienna, Austria, pp. 1-4, 2023 
M. Yalaz, N. Maling, G. Deuschl, L. M. Juárez-Paz, M. Butz, A. Schnitzler, A.-K. Helmers, M. Höft: MaDoPO: Magnetic Detection of Positions and Orientations of Segmented Deep Brain Stimulation Electrodes: A Radiation-Free Method Based on, Brain Sciences, vol. 12, no. 1, article no. 86, 2022.
M. Yalaz, G. Deuschl, M. S. Noor, M. Butz, A. Schnitzler, A.-K. Helmers, M. Höft: Determining the Rotational Orientation of Directional Deep Brain Stimulation Electrodes Using Magnetoencephalography, Journal of Neural Engineering, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 056056, 2021.
M. Yalaz, G. Deuschl, M. Butz, A. Schnitzler, A-K. Helmers, M. Höft: Investigation of Magnetoelectric Sensor Requirements for Deep Brain Stimulation Electrode Localization and Rotational Orientation Detection, Sensors, vol. 21, issue 7, 2527, 2021.
M. Yalaz, S. Noor, C. McIntyre, M. Butz, A. Schnitzler, G. Deuschl, M. Höft: DBS Electrode Localization and Rotational Orientation Detection Using SQUID-Based Magnetoencephalography, Journal of Neural Engineering, vol. 18, no. 2, 2021.
A. Merola, D. R. Torres‐Russotto, G. T. Stebbins, J. A. Vizcarra, A. W. Shukla, A. Hassan, L. Marsili, J. K. Krauss, R. J. Elble, G. Deuschl, A. J. Espay: Development and Validation of the Orthostatic Tremor Severity and Disability Scale (OT‐10), Movement Disorders, vol. 35, issue 10, pp. 1796-1801, 2020.
C. Schlenstedt, K. Boße, O. Gavriliuca, R. Wolke, O. Granert, G. Deuschl, N. G. Margraf: Quantitative Assessment of Posture in Healthy Controls and Patients with Parkinson's Disease, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol. 76, pp. 85-90, 2020.
M. Yalaz, A. Teplyuk, G. Deuschl, M. Höft: Dipole Fit Localization of the Deep Brain Stimulation Electrode using 3D Magnetic Field Measurements, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 69, issue 7, 2020.
F. Hopfner, G. U. Höglinger, G. Kuhlenbäumer, A. Pottegård, M. Wod, K. Christensen, C. M. Tanner, G. Deuschl: β-Adrenoreceptors and the Risk of Parkinson's Disease, Lancet Neurology, vol. 19, issue 3, pp. 247-254, 2020.
F. Govert, J. Becktepe, B. Balint, L. Rocchi, F. Brugger, A. Garrido, T. Walter, R. Hannah, J. Rothwell, R. Elble, G. Deuschl, K. Bhatia: Temporal Discrimination is Altered in Patients with Isolated Asymmetric and Jerky Upper Limb Tremor, Movement Disorders, vol. 35, issue 2, pp. 306-315, 2019.
M. Yalaz, A. Teplyuk, M. Muthuraman, G. Deuschl, M. Höft: The Magnetic Properties of Electrical Pulses Delivered by Deep Brain Stimulation Systems, IEEE Trans on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 69, issue 7, 2019.
O. Gavriliuc, S. Paschen, A. Andrusca, D. Berg, C. Schlenstedt, G. Deuschl: Spin Turns in Advanced Parkinson's Disease: A new Clinical Gait Sign?, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol. 69, pp. 19-22, 2019.
P. Krack, J. Volkmann, G. Tinkhauser, G. Deuschl: Deep Brain Stimulation in Movement Disorders: From Experimental Surgery to Evidence-Based Therapy, Movement Disorders, 2019.
J. S. Becktepe, F. Govert, L. Kasiske, M. Yalaz, K. Witt, G. Deuschl: Pupillary Response to Light and Tasks in Early and Late Onset Essential Tremor Patients, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol. 66, p. 62-67, 2019.
G. Gonzalez-Escamilla, M. Muthuraman, M. M. Reich, N. Koirala, C. Riedel, M. Glaser, F. Lange, G. Deuschl, J. Volkmann, S. Groppa: Cortical Network Fingerprints Predict Deep Brain Stimulation Outcome in Dystonia, Movement Disorders, vol. 34, issue 10, pp. 1537-1546, 2019.
N. Koirala, A. R. Anwar, D. Ciolac, M. Glaser, B. Pintea, G. Deuschl, M. Muthuraman, S. Groppa: Alterations in White Matter Network and Microstructural Integrity Differentiate Parkinson's Disease Patients and Healthy Subjects, frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2019.
M. M. Reich, A. Horn, F. Lange, J. Roothans, S. Paschen, J. Runge, F. Wodarg, N. G. Pozzi, K. Witt, R. C. Nickl, L. Soussand, S. Ewert, V. Maltese, M. Wittstock, G. H. Schneider, V. Coenen, P. Mahlknecht, W. Poewe, W. Eisner, A. K. Helmers, C. Matthies, V. Sturm, I. U. Isaias, J. K. Krauss, A. A. Kuhn, G. Deuschl, J. Volkmann: Probabilistic Mapping of the Antidystonic Effect of Pallidal Neurostimulation: a Multicentre Imaging Study, Brain, vol. 142, issue 5, pp. 1386-1398, 2019.
G. Deuschl, K. A. Follett, P. Luo, J. Rau, F. M. Weaver, S. Paschen, F. Steigerwald, L. Tonder, V. Stoker, D. J. Reda: Comparing Two Randomized Deep Brain Stimulation Trials for Parkinson’s Disease, Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 132, issue 5, pp. 1376-1384, 2019.
A. K. Helmers, F. Birkenfeld, G. Deuschl, S. Paschen, G. Cohrs, H. M. Mehdorn, D. Falk: Do Adaptors Shorten the Battery Life of Nonrechargeable Generators for Deep Brain Stimulation?, World Neurosurgery, vol. 127, pp. e65-e68, 2019.
S. Paschen, J. Forstenpointner, J. Becktepe, S. Heinzel, H. Hellriegel, K. Witt, A. K. Helmers, G. Deuschl: Long-Term Efficacy of Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor: An Observer-Blinded Study, Neurology, vol. 92, issue 12, pp. e1378-e86, 2019.
A. Macerollo, G. Deuschl: Deep Brain Stimulation for Tardive Syndromes: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, vol. 389, pp. 55-60, 2018.
M. Muthuraman, J. Raethjen, N. Koirala, A. R. Anwar, K. G Mideksa, R. Elble, S. Groppa, G. Deuschl: Cerebello-Cortical Network Fingerprints Differ Between Essential, Parkinson’s and Mimicked Tremors, Brain, vol. 141, issue 6, pp. 1770–1781, 2018.
N. G. Margraf, M. Rogalski, G. Deuschl, J. P. Kuhtz-Buschbeck: Trunk Muscle Activation Pattern in Parkinsonian Camptocormia as Revealed with Surface Electromyography, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 2017.
A.R. Anwar, M. Muthalib, S. Perrey, A. Galka, O. Granert, S. Wolff, U. Heute, G. Deuschl, J. Raethjen, M. Muthuraman : Effective Connectivity of Cortical Sensorimotor Networks During Finger Movement Tasks, A Simultaneous fNIRS, fMRI, EEG Study, Brain Topogr, 2016.
M. Muthuraman, S. Groppa, G. Deuschl: Cerebello-cortical Networks in Orthostatic Tremor, Brain, vol. 139, Issue 8, pp.2104-6, 2016.