Welcome to the website of the Institute of Neurogenetics in Lübeck!

Institute of Neurogenetics

The Institute of Neurogenetics Lübeck  (Head: Prof. Christine Klein) focuses its clinical and research activities on hereditary forms of movement disorders, mainly Parkinson disease and dystonia.

Information on COVID-19

The Institute of Neurogenetics is one of main organizing centers of the
ELISA Study aiming to longitudinally investigate prevalence and incidence of SARS-Cov-2 infections in Luebeck.

Our Institute in Numbers

Career development and teaching are an important and integral part of the Institute’s work. Neurology residents participate in structured movement disorders and neurogenetics fellowships; Bachelor, Master, and PhD students in the field of Molecular Life Sciences are trained at the Institute.

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News and Events

We are engaged in a large network of national and international collaborations and actively participates in data and sample exchange. With visiting scientists and students from many different countries and members of the Institute gaining experience abroad, the Institute of Neurogenetics is well connected on the world map.


Members of the Institute of Neurogenetics attend the Annual Congress of the International Parkinson’s  in Madrid from September 14 to 18, 2022 and present and discuss recent research results at this first large networking event since 2019.


Members of the Institute of Neurogenetics participate in the Global Parkinson’s Genetics Program (GP2) Annual In-Person Meeting in Madrid on September 13 and 14, 2022 and present recent progress from the Monogenic Network of GP2.


The Institute of Neurogenetics is happy to welcome Leonie Blöbaum