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Prof. Dr. Bernhard A. Sabel, PhD

Professor of Medical Psychology, University of Magdeburg, (Germany)

Editor-in-Chief RESTORATIVE NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE (IF: 4.1)

Areas of interest

Vision restoration technologies for visual field defects after glaucoma, optic neuropathy and hemianopia using vision restoration training (VRT) or non-invasive brain current stimulation; eye movements in vision disease; brain plasticity and functional brain network reorganization; neuropsychology and nanotechnology; clinical and pre-clinical research. Biography:

  • PhD in psychobiology, Clark University, Worcester, USA, 1984
  • Post-doc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), USA 1984-1986
  • Research scientist at the University of Munich (Germany) 1987-1992
  • Visiting neuroscientist, Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 1991
  • Research Fellow, Dept Psychology, Princeton University, 1998-1999
  • Currently Visiting Professor at China´s leading Eye Clinic ”Beijing Tongren Hospital”

Awards (selected):

  • Cinquegrani–Award, for best innovation in information and communication technologies, awarded by Innovation Relay Center Pisa of the European Union (Florenz 2000)
  • Leonardo DaVinci Award, World Organis. Achiev. Human Potential, Philadelphia (USA), 2005
  • High-tech start-up award, German National Minister of Economics (2011)
  • Hai-ju” Award, Beijing Overseas Talents Program, Beijing 2012.

Publication and activities:

Published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, 36 book chapters, 8 edited books, 20 patents; organized 25 conferences. Publications in: Science, Nature, Nature medicine, Neurology, Brain, JAMA Ophthalmology, British J Ophthal, IOVS, etc.