17-21 Sep 2019


Athens - Greece




1000-1200 participants

Dr. Nicole Wolf

Between 1991 and 1998, Nicole Wolf studied medicine from at the Ruprecht-Karl University Heidelberg, Germany, with a scholarship of the prestigious German National Scholarship Foundation, and at Queen’s University Belfast. She received her doctoral degree in 1998 for experimental work on proliferation control of chromaffin cells under the supervision of prof. dr. K. Unsicker, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. She specialised in paediatrics and child neurology at the University Children’s Hospital Heidelberg, in the department of prof. dr. D. Rating, and spent her last year as a fellow in child neurology at the Kinderspital Zürich, with prof. dr. E. Boltshauser. She started to work on leukodystrophies in 2000 and moved in 2008 to the Center for Childhood White Matter disorders, founded in 2000 by prof. dr. M.S. van der Knaap, where she is PI for hypomyelination and metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD). She identified several new hypomyelinating leukodystrophies. Regarding MLD, she works on treatment outcome and pathophysiology. She is also directly involved in clinical care for leukodystrophy patients. She (co)authored more than 120 peer-reviewed publications and 10 book chapters. In 2017, she was appointed associate professor (universitair hoofddocent). 4 PhD students successfully defended their thesis with her co-promotorship, and she is currently co-promotor for 3 PhD students.

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