Linker, Ralf

Prof. Dr. Ralf Linker is Director of the Clinic and Polyclinic for Neurology at the University of Regensburg. As an assessor on the board, he is jointly responsible for the infrastructure.

Since 2018: Clinic Director and Chair, Clinic and Polyclinic for Neurology at the University of Regensburg

2016-2018: Deputy Clinic Director, Neurological Clinic, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen

2010-2018: Head of the Neurological Outpatient Clinic, the Neuroimmunological Outpatient Clinic and the Neurological Research Laboratory, Neurological Clinic, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen

2007-2010: Senior physician and research group leader as well as head of the neuroimmunology laboratory, Neurological Clinic, St. Josef Hospital Bochum, Ruhr University Bochum

2007: Psychiatric training, LWL Clinic of the Ruhr University Bochum for Psychiatry

2004-2006: Assistant physician and research group leader, Neurological Clinic and Institute for MS Research, Georg-August-University Göttingen

2000-2003: Doctor in internship and assistant doctor, Neurological Clinic, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg

2012: Habilitation, Neurological Clinic, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen

2007: Specialist in neurology

2001: License to practice medicine

1999: Doctorate Medical Faculty of the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

1992-1999: Medical studies, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Washington University St. Louis, USA and Free University Berlin

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis optica spectrum diseases
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Member of the German Society of Neurology (DGN)
  • Deputy Chair, Medical Advisory Board of the German Multiple Sclerosis Society (DMSG)
  • Member of the Neuromyelitis Optica Study Group (NEMOS)
  • Section Editor Neuroimmunology, Neurology Research and Practice

Pette Prize of the German Society of Neurology (2016)
Thiersch Habilitation Prize, Faculty of Medicine, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen (2013)
Research Prize of the Medical Faculty of the Ruhr University Bochum (2008)
Helmut Bauer Young Talent Award for MS Research (2005)
Sobek Young Talent Award for MS Research (2002)