Peter W. REEH

Peter W. REEH

(Erlangen, Germany)


Peter W. Reeh

Emeritus-Professor Dr. med. (MD-PhD)

Senior Fellow of Physiology

Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Medical Faculty, University of  Erlangen-Nuremberg, Universitätsstrasse 17,
D-91054 Erlangen, Germany

Education and degrees:

1968              Medical studies, Universities of Hamburg and Erlangen, MD

1981              PhD in Physiology, U. of Erlangen

1986              Habilitation (2nd doctorate), U. of Heidelberg


1975              Graduate fellow (for PhD), Inst. Physiology, U. of Erlangen

1978              Internships, Int. Medicine and Neurosurgery, U. of Erlangen

1979              Postdoc, Institute of Physiology, University of Munich

1982              Assistant Professor, Institute of Physiology, U. of Heidelberg

1987              Professor of Physiology, Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Erlangen

1992              Vice director

2007–2009     Acting Director


1986–1992     PI in DFG-Research Consortium Nociception and Pain

1988–1990     NATO Twinning Grant with Dept. Physiology, Univ. of Bristol (UK)

1992–2003     Board member and PI in DFG Program Grant (SFB 353)

1993–1997     Ethical Review Board member, U. of Erlangen

1994–1998     Coordinator in Europ. Network Grant “Cellular Model of Nociception”

1999–2002     Advisory Board HOECHST/Aventis, Frankfurt (Germany)

2000–2003     Advisory Board BAYER, Wuppertal (Germany)

2001–2007     German-Israeli (GIF) Grants with Dept. Cell Biology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2002–2010     Member of Scientific Research Council of IASP (Intl. Assoc. for the Study of Pain)

2003 & 2006  Faculty at European Pain Schools, Siena (Italy), and at FENS Neuroscience Schools, Ofir (Portugal) and Bukarest (Romania)

2004–2007     European PAINGENES Consortium (fp6)

2009              Guest Professorship at la Sapienza-University, Rome (Italy)

2009-2013      MedSys program grant (BMBF)


1992              1st Prize in Pain Research, German Chapter of IASP

2003              Milos Jancso Medal, University of Szeged (Hungary)

2007              *1st and 2nd Prize in Pain Research, German Chapter of IASP

2013              *Du Bois-Reymond Prize of the German Physiol. Soc.

2015              *Sertürner Prize for pain therapy research

* contributed to work awarded

Funding:        NIH R01 NS091353-01A1; Sander-Foundation 2014.068.1; Altria CS (current)     PA#8; DFG FOR2690, TP#7.


Research papers                       174

Reviews, Book Chapters          46

h-index                                      63

Citations                                    12,765