Benedikt Volk, Prof. Dr. med.
Institute of Pathology, Dept. Neuropathology, University Medical Center Freiburg
- Medical and specific scopes
- Diagnostic procedures
Diagnostic Neuropathology comprises the entire spectrum of
histopathological, ultrastructural, and molecular evaluation of tissues
from the central and peripheral nervous system, including sceletal
muscle. Methods commonly used and available in the Department of
- Histopathological Examination
- Additional Staining Methods and Tissue Processing including Immunohistochemistry
- Electron Microscopy
- Molecular Analyses
Membership in Boards
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The Epilepsy group investigates the effects of long-lasting epilepsy on the hippocampal formation of the brain.
The Cytochrome P450 group analyses the effects of long-term therapy using neuroactive drugs like antiepileptics or neuroleptics in brain, especially in hippocampus and hypothalamus.
The Brain Tumor group
investigates highly malignant tumors of the brain with special
focus on their development of resistance against chemotherapeutic