Manfred Spitzer, M.D., Ph.D. is Medical director, professor and chairman (Head of Department) of the newly established Psychiatric Hospital at the University of Ulm (Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie), Germany.
His research activities focus on the interface between cognitive neuroscience and psychopathology, using multimodal neuroimaging techniques, such as event related potentials, functional magnetic resonance imaging, transcranial magnetic stimulation and experimental neuropsychological methods to study psychiatric symptoms, syndromes and disorders.
In 2004 he established the Transfer Center for Neuroscience and Learning (Transferzentrum für Neurowissenschaften und Lernen [ZNL]), for which he is director.
His teaching activities include the weekly main lecture in psychiatry at the University of Ulm and seminars on topics in cognitive neuroscience and psychiatry.
Web site: http://www.uni-ulm.de/