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Curriculum vitae Ludwig Aigner


1985 - 1991

Undergraduate Studies in Biology, University of Regensburg

1991 - 1995

Graduate Studies and PhD Work: “The Role of the Growth-Associated Protein GAP-43 in Neurite Growth and Growth Cone Activity”. Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel. Dr. Pico Caroni, University of Basel

Career History

1995 - 1998

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Research in Neuroscience, The Montreal General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal. Prof. Albert Aguayo.

1999 - 2006

Head of the Volkswagen-Foundation Junior-Group: “Molecular and Cell Biology of Neuronal Stem- and Precursor Cells”. University of Regensburg, Department of Neurology, University of Regensburg. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bogdahn.


Habilitation in Experimental Neurology, Medical Faculty, University of Regensburg


Appointment as Privatdozent at the University Regensburg

2006 - 2008

Head of Research, Department of Neurology, University of Regensburg W2 (Associate) Professor for Clinical Neuroscience, University of Regensburg

2008 - present

Director of the Institute of Molecular Regenerative Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg


  • 52 original publications
  • 10 reviews/books
  • Numerous invited symposium and conference lectures

Review panels


Ad hoc referee: Biological Research, BMC Neuroscience, Brain Research, Cell and Tissue Research, Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, Epilepsy and Behavior,European Journal of Neuroscience, Experimental Brain Research, Experimental Neurology, Glia, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow,Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neuroscience Research, Neurobiology of Aging, Neuroscience Letters,Trends in Neurosciences, Stem Cell and Development, Stem Cells



DFG – Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, PMU Forschungsfond

Editorial Boards:

Frontiers in Neurogenesis
World Journal of Stem Cells