Carsten Möller was born in Wuppertal, Germany. After studying human medicine at RWTH Aachen University, he worked at the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry in Martinsried and at the Department of Neurology at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. He then spent 2 years as a post-doctoral researcher at Stanford University.
He completed his training as a specialist in neurology at the clinical centre of the Philipps University in Marburg, where he also habilitated and holds an associate professorship. He then worked at the Neurocentro della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano before moving to the Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht in 2014.
His main interests are the medicinal and rehabilitative treatment of Parkinson's patients and research into innovative therapeutic approaches in neurorehabilitation. Carsten Möller lives in the canton of Fribourg. His hobbies are spending free time together with family and friends, travelling and literature. He's fluent in German, English, Italian and French.
Motto: "Everything will be all right in the end. If it is not good, it is not the end. (Oscar Wilde)" Prof. J.P. Gigon
Matthias Oechsner was born in Munich in 1963, where he also grew up. He studied medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and passed the state exam in 1989.
He completed his further training as a specialist in neurology at the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry in Munich and at the Neurological University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf.
For 25 years, Dr Oechsner has worked in various clinics in the field of neurological movement disorders and Parkinson's syndromes. Since 2011, he has been head of the Parkinson's Centre at the Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht
His main interest is the treatment of motor and non-motor complications in Parkinson's disease also with innovative therapies such as deep brain stimulation and drug pumps. He's fluent in German and English.
Motto: "Have I followed all the teachings that have been given to me ?" Confucius