Clinical Investigator and Staff Neurologist
Department of Neurology
Medical University of Vienna
Dietrich Haubenberger is a Clinical Investigator and Staff Neurologist in the Department of Neurology at the Medical University of Vienna. He was previously a Visiting Fellow in the lab of Mark Hallet at the Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH, one of the world's leading research institutions on the neurophysiology of movement and related disorders such as Parkinson's disease, dystonia, psychogenic movement disorders, and essential tremor.
He was a recipient of the Erwin-Schroedinger fellowship award by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), which brought him to NIH in May 2008. In 2009, Haubenberger led the Austrian collaboration team for the first genome-wide association study on essential tremor. He was also the chapter head for the ASciNA Chapter Greater Washington, DC.
Haubenberger graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Vienna, where he wrote a doctoral dissertation on "Sleep Benefit in Parkinson's Disease" under the direction of Univ. Prof. Dr. Eduard Auff. He received his training as a clinical neurologist in the Department of Neurology, Medical University of Vienna.