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Clinical Associate Professor Martin Krause was born and educated in Germany. He studied medicine at the University of Heidelberg and completed his post graduate medical degree in 1995. He undertook his doctoral thesis (Dr. med) in radiology, investigating the diagnostic accuracy of digital picture archiving and communication systems, which he completed with magna cum laude in 1997.
After internship in surgery, haematology and rehabilitation, Clinical A/P Krause was offered a training position in neurology at the University Hospital Heidelberg in 1997.
Working under the mentorship of Prof Werner Hacke, a world leader in acute stroke treatment, Clinical A/P Krause was inspired to find new ways of treating stroke patients.
Further experience came in the Heidelberg neurocritical care unit, stroke unit and emergency department before undergoing training in neurophysiology where he received formal qualification as neurophysiologist by the German Society of Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN) and training in vascular neuro-sonology.
Clinical A/P Krause joint the deep brain stimulation and movement disorder research group in Heidelberg working together with the functional neurosurgeon Prof Volker Tronnier – a pioneer of deep brain stimulation for movement disorders.
Dr Krause was a member of the German Competence Network Parkinson’s Disease. He is a founding member of the German Parkinson Society.
In 2006, Clinical A/P Krause moved to Australia after being offered a medical academic position at Nepean Clinical School before being appointed Neuroscience and Stroke Network Director in the Northern Sydney Local Health District in 2011, a role he still holds today.
In 2015 he was appointed Head of the Neurology Department in Royal North Shore Hospital.
Clinical A/P Krause teaches master-class lectures in neurology for stage two medical students and young doctors at University of Sydney's Medical School. He remains involved in stroke and movement disorder research and is a member of the Stroke Society of Australasia. He has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific publications.