Curriculum Vitae


Name:                                    Prof. Dr. med. Ralf Schober

Date and place of birth:         5.10.1944, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Marital status:                        married with Dipl.-Kfm. Emilia Ferrero Schober; 3 children


1954-63      High school in Hannover (Kaiser Wilhelms Gymnasium, Abitur)

1963-69      Study of medicine in Marburg, Berlin and Göttingen, Germany

1969           Medical Degree. Thesis and Graduation at the Histochemical Department of the

                   Max-Planck-Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen

1970           Medical Licence

1970-74      Travel-Grant of the Fulbright-Commission. Residency in Pathology and  

                    Neuropathology at Stanford-University/USA. California Medical Licence; American  

                    Board of Pathology/Neuropathology [renewed 2014-2024].

1974-79      Scientific collaborator at the Neuropathological Department of the Max-Planck-

                    Institute for Brain Research and the Edinger-Institute of the University of Frankfurt.  

                    Cooperation with the Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen.

1979           Guest Research Scientist at the Laboratory of Neuropathology and Neuro-

                   anato­mical Sciences, NIH, NINCDS/USA

1980-81      Physician at the Pathological Institute of the Academic Hospital St. Markus,  

                   University of Frankfurt

1982           Licence in Pathology and Neuropathology

1982-92      Principal scientific collaborator, Neuropathological Institute of the University of  

                   Düsseldorf. Cooperation with MBB-Medizintechnik, München; Gordon-Research-

                   Conference on Lasers in Biology and Medicine, Meriden/USA

1987           Venia legendi for the academic discipline of Neuropathology

1994-2010  Professor and Head, Department of Neuropathology, Institute for Pathology of the

                    University of Leipzig

1997-2003   Councillor, International Society of Neuropathology

1998-2007   Expert Evaluator, European Commission [renewed 2016-2020]

1999-2000   President, German Society of Neuropathology and Neuroanatomy

2011-2015   Lecturer in pathology, neurology and psychiatry, Medical Academy for Speech 



Present activities:

          - Senior neuropathology consultant, St. Georg Teaching Hosp. of the Univ. of Leipzig

          - Graduation Commission, University of Leipzig Medical School

Member of:     

         - Advisory Board, “Clinical Neuropathology”; Editorial Board, “Neuropathology”


         - RC Leipzig-Centrum; Assist. Gov. D1880


Leipzig, 30 June 2021