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PD Dr. Dr. med. Ulrich Mehnert

Ulrich Mehnert
Clinical position
Senior Consultant Neuro-Urology
Team
Neuro-Urology
Academic position
Privatdozent at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich
Specialisation

Urology
Neurourology
Functional Urology

Languages
German, English

Honors and awards

  • Eugen-Rehfisch-Prize for the best scientific work in applied clinical research, awarded at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Forum Urodynamicum 2012 in Zurich.
  • Price for Best Poster Presentation in a Poster Session during the 24th Annual EAU Congress 2009 in Stockholm.
  • Eugen-Rehfisch-Prize for the best scientific work in applied clinical research, awarded at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Forum Urodynamicum 2009 in Kassel / Bad Wildungen.
  • Price for Best Poster Presentation in a Poster Session during the 23rd Annual EAU Congress 2008 in Milan.

Academic career

  • 2018 Doctor’s degree (PhD) at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of the University of Maastricht
  • Since 2017 Privatdozent at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich
  • 2013-2017 Lecturer at the medical faculty of the University of Zurich
  • Since 2009 Research lab, Spinal Cord Injury Center, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital (Zurich, Switzerland): Project leader in Neuro-Urology Research.
  • 2006 –2009 Research lab, Spinal Cord Injury Center, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital (Zurich, Switzerland): Post-doc research fellow in Neuro-Urology Research.
  • 2005 Medical dissertation (MD), University of Ulm

Studies

  • 1998 - 2004 Studies in human medicine at the universities of Ulm (Germany), Dundee (Scotland), and Brisbane (Australia)

Continuing professional development

  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for investigators and study coordinators
  • Academic didactics
  • Radiation Protection
  • Specialisation certificate in Neuro-Urology (FMH)

Postgraduate

  • 2011 - 2014 Marienhospital Herne, Ruhr University Bochum (Herne, Germany): Resident-in-training in Urology
  • 2009 - 2010 University Hospital Pitié-Salpêtrière (Paris, France): Resident-in-training in Urology
  • 2006 - 2009 Spinal Cord Injury Center, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital (Zurich, Switzerland): Resident-in-training in Neuro-Urology
  • 2005 - 2006 University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel (Kiel, Germany): Res-ident-in-training in Urology
  • 2005 Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, USA): Internship for 4 weeks in the Department of Urology and for 4 weeks in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • 2004 / 2005 Texas Heart Institute (Houston, Texas, USA): Internship for 8 weeks in cardio-vascular surgery.

Degrees / Diplomas

  • 2018 Specialisation certificate in Neuro-Urology (FMH)
  • 2018 Doctor’s degree (PhD) at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of the University of Maastricht
  • 2017 Venia Legendi of the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich
  • 2014 Fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU)
  • 2014 Urology board certification (Germany, Switzerland)
  • 2005 Medical Doctor (MD) degree, Medical Faculty of the University of Ulm
  • 2004 Medical state examination & licence to practice medicine
  • 2004 United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1

Grants

  • 2013-2016 Swiss National Science Foundation #32003B_149628: “Evaluation of new approaches in the treatment and neurophysiological assessment of healthy and impaired human lower urinary tract function II”
  • 2012–2014 SwissLife Jubiläumsstiftung: „Die Blase und das Gehirn – Untersuchung der supraspinalen Steuerung des unteren Harntraktes bei Patienten mit neurogener und nicht-neurogener Harnblasenfunktionsstörung“
  • 2011–2014 Swiss National Science Foundation #32003B_135774: “The bladder and the brain - supraspinal control of lower urinary tract function in patients with neurogenic and non-neurogenic bladder dysfunction”
  • 2009–2012 Swiss National Science Foundation #32003B_127477: “Evaluation of new approaches in the treatment and neurophysiological assessment of healthy and impaired human lower urinary tract function”

Memberships

  • DGU – German Society of Urology
  • EAU – European Association of Urology Forum Urodynamicum
  • ICS – International Continence Society
  • SGU - Swiss Society of Urology
  • Swiss Continence Foundation (Vice-Chairman)
  • INUS – International Neuro-Urology Society

Scientific projects

  • SYNERGY I: The bladder and the brain - supraspinal control of lower urinary tract function in patients with neurogenic and non-neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • SENSORY II: Evaluation of new approaches in the treatment and neurophysiological assessment of healthy and impaired human lower urinary tract function

Other activities

  • 2015 – 2019 Treasurer of the International Neuro-Urology Society (INUS)
  • Scientific reviewer for the following journals: BJU international, Case Reports in Medicine, Clinical Autonomic Research, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, European Journal of Neurology, European Urology, Neurourology and Urodynamics, The Journal of Urology®, World Journal of Urology
  • Since 2011 Vice-chairmen of the Swiss Continence Foundation

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