Friedemann Paul is the Head of International Affairs and Steering Committee for International Affairs and Vice-Dean of Clinical Research at the Charité. In addition he is director of the Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC) as well as group leader of the Clinical Neuroimmunology department of the NeuroCure Clinical Research Center at the Charité. He finished his medical education in Berlin and is a board certified Neurologist since 2003. Friedemann Paul is a senior Neurologist in the Charité since 2004. Since 2010, he heads the Neuroimmunology outpatients’ clinic in Buch, a suburb of Berlin. From 2011 to 2016 Paul was Professor (W2) of Neurology at the NeuroCure Clinical Research Center of Charité.
In 2016 he joined as a tenured Professor (W2) of Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology at Charité. In 2018 he became a Scientific Director of the Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC) and since 2020 Vice Dean for Research with a clinical focus. His research focuses on Neuromyelitis optica (Devic’s Syndrome), Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE), Neurological Complications of Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Diagnostic Tools in Neuro-immunology (Imaging (OCT, MRI, Ultrasound), Laboratory, and CSF Biomarkers) as well as the association of structural damage and dysfunction of the visual system in autoimmune disorders of the Central Nervous System.