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University Medical Center Freiburg


Freiburg, Germany

Dr. Kirschner Janbernd

Dr. Kirschner Janbernd

University Medical Center Freiburg
Speciality General Pediatrics
Languages English, German
Education - Studied medicine in Freiburg, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (England) and Bern (Switzerland).
Professional Experience - Senior Physician at the Clinic II: Pediatric Neurology and Muscle Diseases
- Upper Station Medical Director Escherich
- Outpatient Clinic for Neuromuscular Diseases
- Head of the Laboratory Myologischen (muscle and nerve biopsies)
- Clinical training as a pediatrician (a specialist in child and adolescent medicine) and children € lodges (mainly pediatric neurology) in Freiburg. Two-year research visit funded by the German Research Foundation at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (USA) with Prof. C. Bönnemann. Head of myologischen laboratory at the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.
- Research focuses on the treatment of neuromuscular diseases in the context of clinical trials and the differential diagnosis and pathophysiology of myopathies and muscular dystrophies in children. Active participation in research networks
- Director of sponsored since 2010 by the European Union project CARE-NMD ( to improve the care of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy in Europe.
Memberships Member of the German Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Society for Pediatric Neurology, World Muscle Society, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Society for Neurogenetics. Honorary Member of the Chilean Society of Neurology and Psychiatry in Childhood and Adolescence.

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