PETER P. PRAMSTALLER

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Position/Title Scientific Director (Center for Biomedicine), Director (Parkinson-Clinic,

Central Hospital Bolzano), Professor

Address EURAC Center for Biomedicine, Via Galvani 31, 39100 Bolzano, Italy

Tel: +39-0471-055501; Fax: +39-0471-055599

@: peter.pramstaller@eurac.edu; www.eurac.edu

 

EDUCATION/POSITIONS

1982-1990 Medical School (Innsbruck, Austria)

1990-1994 Neurology resident at the Department of Neurology, University of Verona, Italy

1993-1995 Subspeciality in Movement Disorders, Honorary Clinical Research Fellow with C. David Marsden, London, UK

1996-2000 Director NEPT (Neuro-Epidemiology Project of South Tyrol)

2001-2003 Director, Research Program “GenNova: Applied Genomic Health Care Research in South Tyrol”, EURAC, Italy

2003 Habilitation (“Assistant Professorship”) in Neurology, University of Lübeck

2009 Associate Professor of Neurology (Professor), University of Lübeck

1996-2017 Neurologist (1996-2017) and Director, Parkinson-Clinic, Department of Neurology, Central Hospital Bolzano, Italy

2004-2010 Head, Institute of Genetic Medicine, EURAC, Italy

2010-present Head of Institute, Institute for Biomedicine, Eurac Research, Affiliated Institute of the University of Lübeck, Bolzano, Italy

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

1998-2017 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Parkinson‘s Disease Federation (Parkinson-Italia), Roma, Italy

2010-2017 Member of the Executive Board of the LIMPE – DISMOV Academy (Accademia Italiana per lo Studio della Malattia di Parkinson e dei Disordini del Movimento)

2008-2018 Member of the board of trustees of the SAKAM (South Tyrolean Academy for General Medicine), Bolzano, Italy

2015-present Initiator and Responsible for the Bozen-Innsbruck Doctoral Programme (BI-DOC) between the Medical University Innsbruck and the Institute for Biomedicine, Bolzano

AWARDS

1993 Training Fellowship from the “Unione Italiana Lotta alla Distrofia Muscolare (UILDM)”, Bolzano, Italy (stage at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom)

1994-1995: First awarded Research Fellowship of the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) Europe Association, London, United Kingdom

2017; 2018; Highly Cited Researcher in Molecular Biology & Genetics (Source Clarivate 2019: Analytics)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

From 328 original publications; total citations: 34,333; h-index: 81

      1. Hilker R, Klein C, Ghaemi M, Kis B, Strotmann T, Ozelius LJ, Lenz O,Vieregge P, Herholz K, Heiss WD, Pramstaller PP. Positron emission tomographic analysis of the nigrostriatal dopaminergic system in familial parkinsonism associated with mutations in the parkin gene. Ann Neurol 2001;49:367-376. [IF: 8.5]
      2. Pramstaller PPSchlossmacher MGJacques TSScaravilli FEskelson CPepivani IHedrich KAdel SGonzales-McNeal MHilker RKramer PLKlein C.. Lewy body Parkinson disease in a large pedigree with 77 Parkin mutation carriers. Ann Neurol 2005;58:411-422. [IF: 7.6]
      3. Mascalzoni D, Hicks A, Pramstaller PP, Wjst M. Informed consent in the genomics era. PLoS Med. 2008 Sep 16;5:e192. [IF 12.2]
      4. Pichler I, Del Greco M F, Gögele M, Lill CM, Bertram L, Do CB, Eriksson N,Foroud T, Myers RH; PD GWAS Consortium, Nalls M, Keller MF; International Parkinson’s Disease Genomics Consortium; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium2, Benyamin B, Whitfield JB; Genetics of Iron Status Consortium, Pramstaller PP, Hicks AA, Thompson JR, Minelli C. Serum iron levels and the risk of Parkinson disease: a Mendelian randomization study. PLoS Med 2013;10:e1001462. [IF: 14.0]
      5. Pattaro C, Gögele M, Mascalzoni D, Melotti R, Schwienbacher C, De Grandi A,Foco L, D’Elia Y, Linder B, Fuchsberger C, Minelli C, Egger C, Kofink LS, ZanigniS, Schäfer T, Facheris MF, Smárason SV, Rossini A, Hicks AA, Weiss H, Pramstaller PP. The Cooperative Health Research in South Tyrol (CHRIS) study: rationale, objectives, and preliminary results. J Transl Med 2015;13: 348. [IF: 3.9]
      6. Obergasteiger J, Frapporti G, Pramstaller PP, Hicks AA, Volta M, A new hypothesis for Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis: GTPase-p38 MAPK signaling and autophagy as convergence points of etiology and genomics. Mol Neurodegener 2018;13:40. Review. [IF: 8.3]
      7. Domingues FS, König E, Schwienbacher C, Volpato CB, Picard A, Cantaloni C, Mascalzoni D, Lackner P, Heimbach A, Hoffmann P, Stanzial F, Hicks AA, Parmeggiani L, Benedicenti F, Pellegrin S, Casara G, Pramstaller PP, Compound heterozygous SZT2 mutations in two siblings with early-onset epilepsy, intellectual disability and macrocephaly. Seizure 2019;66:81-85. [IF: 2.8]
      8. Mascalzoni D, Bentzen HB, Budin-Ljøsne I, Bygrave LA, Bell J, Dove ES, Fuchsberger C, Hveem K, Mayrhofer MT, Meraviglia V, O’Brien DR, Pattaro C, Pramstaller PP, Rakic V, Rossini A, Shabani M, Svantesson DJB, Tomasi M, Ursin L, Wjst M, Kaye J, Are Requirements to Deposit Data in Research Repositories Compatible With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation? Ann Intern Med 2019;170:332-334. [IF: 19.3]
      9. Wuttke M, Li Y, Li M, Sieber KB, Feitosa MF, Gorski M, Tin A, Wang L, Chu AY, Hoppmann A, Kirsten H, Giri A, Chai JF, Sveinbjornsson G, Tayo BO, Nutile T, Fuchsberger C, Marten J, Cocca M, Ghasemi S, Xu Y, Horn K, Noce D, van der Most PJ, Sedaghat S, Yu Z, Akiyama M, Afaq S, Ahluwalia TS, Almgren P, Amin N, Ärnlöv J, Bakker SJL, Bansal N, Baptista D, Bergmann S, Biggs ML, Biino G, Boehnke M, Boerwinkle E, Boissel M, Bottinger EP, Boutin TS, Brenner H, Brumat M, Burkhardt R, Butterworth AS, Campana E, Campbell A, Campbell H, Canouil M, Carroll RJ, Catamo E, Chambers JC, Chee ML, Chee ML, Chen X, Cheng CY, Cheng Y, Christensen K, Cifkova R, Ciullo M, Concas MP, Cook JP, Coresh J, Corre T, Sala CF, Cusi D, Danesh J, Daw EW, de Borst MH, De Grandi A, de Mutsert R, de Vries APJ, Degenhardt F, Delgado G, Demirkan A, Di Angelantonio E, Dittrich K, Divers J, Dorajoo R, Eckardt KU, Ehret G, Elliott P, Endlich K, Evans MK, Felix JF, Foo VHX, Franco OH, Franke A, Freedman BI, Freitag-Wolf S, Friedlander Y, Froguel P, Gansevoort RT, Gao H, Gasparini P, Gaziano JM, Giedraitis V, Gieger C, Girotto G, Giulianini F, Gögele M, Gordon SD, Gudbjartsson DF, Gudnason V, Haller T, Hamet P, Harris TB, Hartman CA, Hayward C, Hellwege JN, Heng CK, Hicks AA, Hofer E, Huang W, Hutri-Kähönen N, Hwang SJ, Ikram MA, Indridason OS, Ingelsson E, Ising M, Jaddoe VWV, Jakobsdottir J, Jonas JB, Joshi PK, Josyula NS, Jung B, Kähönen M, Kamatani Y, Kammerer CM, Kanai M, Kastarinen M, Kerr SM, Khor CC, Kiess W, Kleber ME, Koenig W, Kooner JS, Körner A, Kovacs P, Kraja AT, Krajcoviechova A, Kramer H, Krämer BK, Kronenberg F, Kubo M, Kühnel B, Kuokkanen M, Kuusisto J, La Bianca M, Laakso M, Lange LA, Langefeld CD, Lee JJ, Lehne B, Lehtimäki T, Lieb W; Lifelines Cohort Study, Lim SC, Lind L, Lindgren CM, Liu J, Liu J, Loeffler M, Loos RJF, Lucae S, Lukas MA, Lyytikäinen LP, Mägi R, Magnusson PKE, Mahajan A, Martin NG, Martins J, März W, Mascalzoni D, Matsuda K, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Melander O, Metspalu A, Mikaelsdottir EK, Milaneschi Y, Miliku K, Mishra PP; V. A. Million Veteran Program, Mohlke KL, Mononen N, Montgomery GW, Mook-Kanamori DO, Mychaleckyj JC, Nadkarni GN, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nikus K, Ning B, Nolte IM, Noordam R, O’Connell J, O’Donoghue ML, Olafsson I, Oldehinkel AJ, Orho-Melander M, Ouwehand WH, Padmanabhan S, Palmer ND, Palsson R, Penninx BWJH, Perls T, Perola M, Pirastu M, Pirastu N, Pistis G, Podgornaia AI, Polasek O, Ponte B, Porteous DJ, Poulain T, Pramstaller PP, Preuss MH, Prins BP, Province MA, Rabelink TJ, Raffield LM, Raitakari OT, Reilly DF, Rettig R, Rheinberger M, Rice KM, Ridker PM, Rivadeneira F, Rizzi F, Roberts DJ, Robino A, Rossing P, Rudan I, Rueedi R, Ruggiero D, Ryan KA, Saba Y, Sabanayagam C, Salomaa V, Salvi E, Saum KU, Schmidt H, Schmidt R, Schöttker B, Schulz CA, Schupf N, Shaffer CM, Shi Y, Smith AV, Smith BH, Soranzo N, Spracklen CN, Strauch K, Stringham HM, Stumvoll M, Svensson PO, Szymczak S, Tai ES, Tajuddin SM, Tan NYQ, Taylor KD, Teren A, Tham YC, Thiery J, Thio CHL, Thomsen H, Thorleifsson G, Toniolo D, Tönjes A, Tremblay J, Tzoulaki I, Uitterlinden AG, Vaccargiu S, van Dam RM, van der Harst P, van Duijn CM, Velez Edward DR, Verweij N, Vogelezang S, Völker U, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Waldenberger M, Wallentin L, Wang YX, Wang C, Waterworth DM, Bin Wei W, White H, Whitfield JB, Wild SH, Wilson JF, Wojczynski MK, Wong C, Wong TY, Xu L, Yang Q, Yasuda M, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Zhang W, Zonderman AB, Rotter JI, Bochud M, Psaty BM, Vitart V, Wilson JG, Dehghan A, Parsa A, Chasman DI, Ho K, Morris AP, Devuyst O, Akilesh S, Pendergrass SA, Sim X, Böger CA, Okada Y, Edwards TL, Snieder H, Stefansson K, Hung AM, Heid IM, Scholz M, Teumer A, Köttgen A, Pattaro C. A catalog of genetic loci associated with kidney function from analyses of a million individuals. Nat Genet 2019;51:957-972. [IF: 24.5]
      10. Vollstedt EJ, Kasten M, Klein C; MJFF Global Genetic Parkinson’s Disease Study Group (Pramstaller PP et al). Using global team science to identify genetic Parkinson’s disease worldwide. Ann Neurol 2019;86:153-157. [IF: 9.5]