Eckart Altenm├╝ller

Prof. Dr. med. Eckart Altenmüller is chairman of the Institute of Music Physiology and Musician’s Medicine, University of Music, Drama and Media, Hannover.

He is principle investigator of the project SP10: "Musician’s Dystonia as a model for the nature-nurture debate: Classification of endogenous and exogenous trigger factors in musician’s dystonia".

In the last years he has undertaken epidemiological studies, demonstrating that behavioral factors may be involved in the development of dystonia.