Neurobiological Basis of Osteopathy: Autonomic Nervous System, Interoception & Pain

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Wilfrid Jänig

Married to Dr. Ute Jänig, two sons, 1 granddaughter, 4 grandsons
1960 – 1966 Study of medicine, Universities of Tübingen, Hamburg and Heidelberg
1966 Final examinations in Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1967 Thesis “Physiology and morphology of mechanoreceptors in the skin of the central pad of the cat hindpaw”, University of Heidelberg
1971 Advanced thesis (Habilitation), University of Heidelberg

Present position
2003-now Professor emeritus of the Dept. of Physiology, University Kiel, Germany

Previous positions
1971-1973 Department of Neurobiology and Behavior of the City of New York (NYU, Prof. Eric Kandel)
1976-now Professor of Physiology, Dept. of Physiology, University Kiel, Germany
1980-1997 Visiting Professor Neurobiology Unit, Life Sciences Institute, Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem, Israel 
1981-2009 Visiting Professor Dept. of Physiology/Monash University, Baker Institute/Melbourne, Mel-bourne University, University of Queensland/Brisbane (John Mayne Prof., Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology), Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute/Sydney
1988 Visiting scientist, Dept. of Physiology, University of Bristol, UK
1993-2002 Regular Visiting Professor (2-3 months per year), Dept. of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Presidential Chair of the University of California in Medicine and Dentistry (Regent´s Professor 1993-1994)
1993 Max-Planck-Prize (together with Prof. Elspeth McLachlan)
2007 Myers Fellowship, Howard Florey Institute, Melbourne, Australia 
2010 (Nov) Visiting Professor Nagoya University, Japan

Main lectures in physiology in Kiel from 1973 to now (summer and winter terms; subjects autonomic nervous system, pain, autonomic nervous system & pain, neural regulation of gastrointestinal tract and pelvic organs, autonomic nervous system and emotions)
Neurobiological mechanisms underlying manual/osteopathic medicine in Germany, Italy, Austria, Netherlands and Spain (2013-now)

Students, Meetings
Supervision of 51 students to the degree (doctoral thesis, PhD; 2 diplomas) and 12 postdoctoral fellows
Organization of 12 International Scientific Meetings 

Own published scientific work
249 original papers or reviews [2010-2018: 22], 59 textbook chapters [2010-20168: 22], 104 book chapters, editorials or comments [2010-2018: 25], 10 edited books or journal issues [2010-2018: 4], 1 book (2006 sin-gle authored)

Current and past research interests
Central & peripheral organization of the sympathetic nervous system; neural mechanisms of visceral pain: physiology and pathophysiology; neural mechanisms of neuropathic pain; sympathetic nervous system & pain; neuroendocrine & neural control of inflammation and hyperalgesia; neurobiological mechanisms under-lying manual/osteopathic medicine 

Funding of Research
German Research Foundation, Federal Ministry Education & Research, some other sources

December 2017, Kiel

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