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Martin Schubert
PD Dr. med.

Martin Schubert

Senior Consultant Neurology
German, English, French

Academic position

Assistant professor; Venia legendi post-doctorate university teaching qualification awarded by the University of Zurich


Diseases of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves
Movement disorders and spasticity
Treatment with botulinum toxin

Honors and awards

  • 2008 Ludwig-Guttmann-Preis of the "Deutschsprachige Medizinische Gesellschaft für Paraplegiologie" (DMGP) for "Spontaner Verlauf der Tibialis SSEP nach traumatischer Querschnittlähmung: Grundlagen für klinische Studien".

University degree

  • 1993 Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg i.Br.; medical state exam


  • 2006: Licensed Specialist in Neurology (Switzerland, FMH)
  • 2003: Licensed Specialist in Neurology
  • since 2003: Movement Disorder Ambulance, Application of Botulinum Toxin
  • 2003 - 2004: EMG-Specialization
  • 2002 - 2003: EEG-Specialization
  • 2000 - 2001: Specialization in cranial Dopplersonography
  • 2000 - 2002: Neurological Intensive Care Unit and Stroke Unit: Department of Neurology and Neurophysiology, Universitätsklinik Freiburg i.Br.
  • 1999 - 2000: Psychiatry: Dep. of Psychiatry, Universitätsklinik Freiburg i.Br.
  • 1996 - 1999, 2000 - 2003: Neurology: Department of Neurology and Neurophysiology, Universitätsklinik Freiburg i.Br.
  • 1994 - 1996: Neurology, Paraplegiology, Balgrist University Hospital


  • German Society of Clinical Neurophysiology and Functional Imaging
  • Swiss Society of Neuroscience
  • German Continence Society

Scientific projects

  • Neurophysiology and motor plasticity in spinal cord injury and training: Cortical and spinal pathophysiology im movement disorders.
  • "European Multicenter Study about Spinal Cord Injury" (EMSCI), coordinator / clinical lead
  • Since November 2006 Clinical Manager EUCTN (European Clinical Trials Network)
  • Co-supervision of the clinical phase I study of Nogo-A antibody treatment for acute spinal cord injured at the Balgrist University Hospital along with six other EM-SCI / EUCTN centres.

Reviewer and editorial board activities

Reviewer for

  • Clinical Neurophysiology, Experimental Brain Research, European Journal of Neuroscience, European Journal of Applied Physiology, Gait & Posture, Movement Disorders, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, ACM Transactions on Applied Perception (TAP), Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, Spinal Cord

Scientific Consultant (2007, 2008)

  • ESA (European Space Agency), ISRT (International Spinal Research Trust), Wings for Life Foundation


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