Karl Max Einhäupl

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Karl Max Einhäupl (born January 11, 1947 in Munich ) is a German neurologist and former chairman of the Science Council . From September 2008 to September 2019 he was chairman of the board of the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin .


Karl Max Einhäupl attended the Luitpold Oberrealschule in Munich (today: Staatliches Luitpold-Gymnasium Munich ), where he was elected student representative, among other things . He studied human medicine by 1974 and received his doctorate in 1975 from the Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich. 1974 German and 1975 US state examination. Medical assistant at the Women's Clinic, Medical Polyclinic and the 1st Surgical Clinic and doctorate in 1975.

In 1986 he received his habilitation in the field of neurology and in 1988 he was appointed professor at the neurological clinic of the LMU Munich with a focus on neurological intensive medicine .

In 1992, he was offered the professorship for neurology at the Humboldt University in Berlin . From 1993 to 2008 Einhäupl was director of the Clinic for Neurology at Charité Berlin. During this time, u. a. the merger of the clinic locations in Berlin-Mitte , Wedding ( Rudolf Virchow Hospital ) and Steglitz ( Benjamin Franklin University Hospital ). On September 2, 2008, he succeeded Detlev Ganten as CEO of the Charité in Berlin. On September 1, 2019, he handed this position over to Heyo K. Kroemer .

From 2001 to 2006 he was chairman of the science council. From 2003 to 2009 he was a member of the health research council at the BMBF and since 2007 a member of the board of trustees of Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg . From 2007 to 2015 he was the chairman of the university council of the Technical University of Munich .

Einhäupl was part of an international medical team that examined former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a prison in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv in February 2012 . The results of the investigation were handed over to the Ukrainian authorities in a sealed envelope .


In 2004 Einhäupl was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit, 1st class . Since 2005 he has been a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina . At the end of 2015, the Technical University of Munich awarded him the honorary degree of Doctor of Medicine (Dr. med. Hc.).

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  1. Einhäupl becomes CEO of the Berlin Charité ( Memento of the original from February 11, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , accessed November 11, 2008. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.charite.de
  2. ^ Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin: press release. Retrieved September 27, 2019 .
  3. a b TUM relies on research on future social issues. In: www.tum.de. Retrieved May 13, 2016 .
  4. ^ Julia Timoshenko: Charité boss Einhäupl completes diagnosis . In: Berliner Morgenpost . February 15, 2012
  5. ^ Member entry by Karl Max Einhäupl (with picture) at the German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina , accessed on July 5, 2016.