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Dr. med. Max Christian Pensel, M.A.

FunctionsPortrait Dr. Max Pensel

  • Assistant physician at the department of psychiatry and psychotherapy

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2020: Specialist in Neurology
  • Since 2019: Assistant physician at the University Hospital Bonn (Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy)
  • 2019: Medical doctorate: On the association of regular endurance exercise and brain activation in executive control processes (University Hospital Bonn, Department of Radiology)
  • 2017-2018, 2018-2019: Resident at the University Hospital Aachen (Department of Neurology)
  • 2018: Certificate in Epileptology (DGfE)
  • 2018: Resident at the University Hospital Aachen (Clinic for Neuroradiology)
  • 2017: EEG certificate (DGKN)
  • 2017: Resident at the University Hospital Bonn (Clinic for Neurology: Intensive Care Unit)
  • 2014-2016: Resident at the University Hospital Bonn (Clinic for Epileptology)
  • 2013: State examination in medicine and medical license to practice medicine
  • 2011: Master of Arts in Philosophy
  • From 2004: Studies at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn

Clinical focus

  • Trauma sequelae and adjustment disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Functional neurological disorders
  • Mental disorders associated with SARS-CoV-II
  • Epilepsy

Scientific focus

  • Psychotraumatology
  • Epileptology
  • Subjective experience and virtual reality

Grants and prizes

  • Dreiländertagung DGfE, Vienna 2017: poster prize:Posterpreis: Prädiktoren für das Auftreten sekundär generalisierter tonisch-klonischer Anfälle im Video-EEG Monitoring
  • Universität Bonn, Argelander Grant 2020: Impact of the Sars-CoV-2 pandemic and official contact prevention measures on psychiatric patients in Germany

Memberships

  • German Society for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Neurology (DGPPN)
  • Functional Neurological Disorder Society (FNDS)
  • German Society for Epileptology (DGfE)
  • German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology and Functional Imaging (DGKN)

Scientific Publications

    • Pensel, Max C.; Basili, Luca M.; Jordan, Arthur; Surges, Rainer (2021): Atrioventricular Conduction in Mesial Temporal Lobe Seizures. In: Front. Neurol. 12, S. 661391. DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2021.661391.
    • Pensel, M. C.; Nass, R. D.; Taubøll, E.; Aurlien, D.; Surges, R. (2020): Prevention of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: current status and future perspectives. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 26:1-12.
    • Pensel, M. C.; Schnuerch, M.; Elger, C. E.; Surges, R. (2020): Predictors of focal to bilateral tonic-clonic seizures during long-term video-EEG monitoring. Epilepsia 61(3):489-497.
    • Pensel, M. C.; Daamen, M.; Scheef, L.; Knigge, H. U.; Rojas Vega, S.; Martin, J. A.; Schild, H. H.; Strüder, H. K.; Boecker, H. (2018): Executive control processes are associated with individual fitness outcomes following regular exercise training: blood lactate profile curves and neuroimaging findings. Scientific Reports 8 (1).
    • Pensel, M. C.; Surges, R. (2018): Plötzlicher, unerwarteter Tod bei Epilepsie. Mechanismen und Prävention. Klin Neurophysiol 49 (03), 133–142.
    • Pensel, M. C.; Surges, R. (2018): Epilepsie, Schlaf und plötzlicher unerwarteter Tod. Z. Epileptol 7 (282), 282ra46.
    • Baud, M. O.; Perneger, T.; Rácz, A.; Pensel, M. C.; Elger, C.; Rydenhag, B. et al. (2018): European trends in epilepsy surgery. Neurology 91 (2), e96-e106.
    • Rohracher, A.; Zimmermann, G.; Villanueva, V.; Garamendi, I.; Sander, J. W.; Wehner, T. et al. (2018): Perampanel in routine clinical use across Europe. Pooled, multicenter, observational data. Epilepsia 59 (9),  1727–1739.
    • Boecker, H.; Othman, A.; Daamen, M.; Pensel, M.; Rojas Vega, S.; Knigge, H. et al. (2014): Antinociceptive effects of physical exercise. Indications for chronic pain modulation in endurance runners. Klin Neurophysiol 45 (01).
    • Boecker, H.; Othman, A.; Mueckter, S.; Scheef, L.; Pensel, M.; Daamen, M. et al. (2010): Advocating neuroimaging studies of transmitter release in human physical exercise challenges studies. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine 1, 167–175.

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