Lehrkörper und Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter der Klinik

Professor Dr. Agnes Flöel

Email: agnes.floeel@med.uni-greifswald.de

Telefon: 03834 86-6815


Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University Medicine of Greifswald, Professor of Neurology (W3



  • 2015 Specialist exam Geriatrics “Zusatzbezeichnung Geriatrie”, Germany
  • 2007 Specialist exam Neurology “Facharztprüfung”, Germany
  • 1999 Final exam Medicine, Universität Hannover, Germany


  • 2008 Postdoctoral thesis “Habilitation”, Klinik für Allgemeine Neurologie, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany (Advisor: EB Ringelstein)
  • 1999 Doctoral thesis, “Dr. med.”, Universität Hannover, Germany (Advisor: PD Dr. D. Lazovic)


  • 2013-2017 Professor of Cognitive Neurology at the NeuroCure Clinical Research Center, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • 2009 – 2013 Professor of Pathophysiology of Cerebrovascular Diseases at the Klinik für Neurologie, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany (Insitute Head: Matthias Endres)
  • Since 2009 Senior Attending Neurology, Head of Memory Clinic, Klinik für Neurologie, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Since 2010 Principal Investigator at Centrum für Schlaganfallforschung Berlin, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Since 2011 Principal Investigator at the Berlin School of Mind & Brain, Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany



  • Heinrich Pette Price of the German Neurological Society (2012), Damp Price for Rehabilitation, Germany (2010), Member of the “Young scientists at the Academy of Sciences” (2007 – 2009), Lise Meitner Habilitation Stipend of North-Rhine Westfalia (2006 – 2007), Poster prices at the conference “Human Brain Mapping“ (2000/02/04), Fellowship Award of the National Institutes of Health, USA (2003)

Other professional activities:

  • Project leader in Collaborative Project “Exercise-induced learning facilitation via up-regulation of dopamine” (BMBF) (2007-2010)
  • Coordinator of Collaborative Project "Effects of Dietary Interventions on the Brain in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)" (BMBF) (2010 – 2013)
  • Clinical Coordinator of Multicenter RCT „Effectiveness of Intensive Aphasia Therapy Under Routine Clinical Conditions“ (BMBF) (2011 – 2014)
  • Coordinator of Collaborative Project “Brain Plasticity for Active Aging: Enhancing Sensory, Motor, and Cognitive Function by Training Interventions and Non-invasive Brain Stimulation” (BMBF) (2015 – 2020)
  • Project leader within Collaborative Project “Smartage: Neurobiological basis of polyamine protection from age-induced memory decline” (BMBF) (2015 – 2020)
  • Coordinator and PI of Multicenter RCT "Physical activity in Subacute Stroke" (BMBF) (2013 – 2016)
  • Elected member of review panel, A. von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (since 2011)
  • Editorial Board, Journal “Stroke” (since 2012)
  • President for the German Society for Neurophysiology and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (2017/2018)


  1. Breitenstein C, Grewe T, Flöel A, … Baumgaertner A; FCET2EC study group. (2017) Intensive speech and language therapy in patients with chronic aphasia after stroke: a randomised, open-label, blinded-endpoint, controlled trial in a health-care setting. Lancet 389(10078):1528-1538. (IF: 47.83)
  2. List J, Lesemann A, Kübke JC, Külzow N, Schreiber SJ, Flöel A (2015) Impact of tDCS on cerebral autoregulation in aging and in patients with cerebrovascular diseases. Neurology 84(6):626-8 (IF: 8.19)
  3. Meinzer M, Lindenberg R, Phan MT, Ulm L, Flöel A (2014) Transcranial direct current stimulation in mild cognitive impairment: behavioural effects and neural mechanisms. Alzheimers Dement 11(9):1032-1040 (IF: 12.41)
  4. Meinzer M, Lindenberg R, Antonenko D, Flaisch T, Flöel A (2013) Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation temporarily reverses age-associated cognitive decline and functional brain activity changes. J Neurosci 33: 12470-8 (IF: 6.34)
  5. Witte AV, Kerti L, Margulies D, Flöel A. Effects of resveratrol on memory performance, hippocampal functional connectivity and glucose metabolism in healthy older adults. J Neurosci 34(23):7862-70 (IF: 6.34)
  6. Kerti L, Witte AV, Winkler A, Grittner U, Rujescu D, Flöel A (2013) Higher glucose levels associated with lower memory and reduced hippocampal microstructure. Neurology 81:1746-52 (IF: 8.19)
  7. Witte AV, Kürten J, Jansen S, Schirmacher A, Brand E, Sommer J, Flöel A (2012) Interaction of BDNF and COMT polymorphisms on paired-associative stimulation-induced cortical plasticity. J Neurosci 32:4553-61 (IF: 6.34)
  8. Witte V, Rösser N, Knecht S, Flöel A (2009) Caloric restriction improves memory in elderly humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106: 1255-60 (IF: 9.67)
  9. Flöel A, Breitenstein C, Hummel F, Celnik P, Gingert C, Sawaki L, Knecht S, Cohen LG (2005) Dopaminergic influences on formation of a motor memory. Ann Neurol 58:121-30 (IF: 9.98)
  10. Flöel A, Amedi A, Zohary E, Cohen LG (2004) Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the occipital pole interferes with verbal processing in blind subjects. Nat Neurosci 7:1266-70 (IF: 16.10)