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Prof. Dr. Dr. Henrik Walter

Head of RD Mind & Brain

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

Campus / internal address:
Bonhoefferweg 3

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  • Clinical: schizophrenia, major depressive disorder,  bipolar disorder
  • Empirical: working memory, reward and motivation, emotion regulation, theory of mind, imaging genetics, connectomics
  • Philosophical: philosophy of mind, neurophilosophy, neuroethics, philosophy of psychiatry

Vita Prof. Dr. Dr. Henrik Walter

1981-1988 Studies in Medicine, Philosophy and Psychology in Marburg, Giessen, Boston
1989-1992 Resident in Neurology, Düsseldorf
1991 Dissertation in Medicine, Universität Giessen
1992-1994 Research fellow (Philosophy), Technical University Braunschweig
1994-1997 Resident in Psychiatry, Krefeld, Medical School Hannover
1997 Dissertation in Philosophy, Technical University Braunschweig
1998-2004 Deputy Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ulm
2002 Habilitation in Psychiatry, University Ulm
2004-2005 Professor (C3) for Biological Psychiatry, University Frankfurt (Main)

Professor (W2) for Medical Psychology,

Head of the Department of Medical Psychology, University Bonn
Deputy Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry, University Bonn

Since 01/2010

Full Professor (W3) for Psychiatry, Psychiatric Neuroscience and Neurophilosophy

Director of the Research Division of Mind and Brain as well as Deputy Medical Director (Research) at the
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin

Faculty Member Berlin School of Mind and Brain (BSMB)

Faculty Member Bernstein Computational Center Berlin (BCCN)

PI at the Berlin Center for Advanced Neuroimaging (BCAN)

Since 2014 Chair of the Ethical Advisory Board of the European Human Brain Project
Since 2014 Habilitationsbeauftragter Charité Campus Mitte
Since 2017 Member of the Institutional Review Board, Charité Campus Mitte


Research profile