Frauke Zipp is a Clinician Scientist, Professor of Neurology and Neuroimmunology, Rhine-Main Neuroscience Network, and Director of the Department of Neurology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. As such, not only has she participated in treatment guideline committees, but she also researches effector mechanisms, including biomarkers and the concept of repair in inflammatory brain pathology, such as in multiple sclerosis, with a focus on the delicate balance of the immune and nervous system in health and disease.
In addition being a member of several advisory and executive boards (such as MSIF, ECTRIMS, ISNI and KKNMS) and reviewing for international journals, research agencies, and research and clinical societies, she has published in journals such as The Lancet, Nature Medicine, Immunity, Neuron and Nature Neuroscience, as well as in classical neurological journals.
Frauke Zipp is part of the International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium governance group and has also performed investigator-initiated treatment trials. Furthermore, she has contributed to a large series of clinical trials and has participated in the steering and data monitoring and safety committees of clinical trials (multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease). Frauke Zipp has organised international meetings, is an Associate Editor of Brain, and is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the European Academia Europaea.
EM-60501 - Date of preparation: April 2021