Steve Gleason

Professor Manuela Neumann
University Hospital of Tübingen, Germany

Manuela Neumann is Professor of Neuropathology, Medical Director of the Department of Neuropathology of the University Hospital of Tübingen, and Senior Group Leader at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Her research focus is to unravel the molecular pathology and pathomechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases by studying human tissues and model systems. She is internationally recognized for her pioneering work on the identification and characterization of TDP-43 and FET proteins in frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. She has received several prestigious research awards, including the European Grand Prix from the French Foundation for Research into Alzheimer‘s and the Alzheimer Research Award from the Hans&Ilse Breuer Foundation.