Professor Josef Priller

Chair of Brain Inflammation and Repair


Josef Priller is the Professor of Neuropsychiatry at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Chair of Brain Inflammation and Repair at the University of Edinburgh and UK DRI.

He graduated from the Technical University of Munich, and obtained his M.D. at the Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry. He performed his residencies in neurology, psychiatry and psychotherapy at the Charité in Berlin. 


01/1998     Dr. med. (Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry and Technical University of Munich, Germany)

07/2002     Habilitation (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany)

03/2004     University Professor (Charite University Berlin, Germany)

12/2004     Board Certification in Neurology (Aerztekammer Berlin, Germany)

11/2009     Board Certification in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Aerztekammer Berlin, Germany)

Research summary

He combines basic research in neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration with clinical work on movement disorders and dementias. He is particularly interested in Huntington’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementias. 

Related links

Neurodegenerative conditions research at the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

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