Siegfried Mense, MD, PhD
Department of Neurophysiology, University of Heidelberg
, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
is professionally educated as a physician, physiologist, and anatomist.
research interests lie within the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of muscle pain.
doctoral degree in Medicine from Bonn University.
In 1978-1979, he was Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A. Between 1985-2008, he was a University Professor at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Heidelberg University, Germany.
He is currently Principal Investigator (retired) at the Department of Neurophysiology at the Heidelberg University, Medical Faculty Manheim, Germany.
Since 2008, he has served as the chairman of the Scientific Association "Muscle and Pain" in Germany.
is considered a world authority on the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of muscle pain and has published over 200 scientific articles and book contributions on these topics.
is the primary author of the textbook "Muscle Pain" which is a definitive resource on the principles of the diagnosis and treatment of muscle pain syndromes.
In early 2010, Professor Mense
released an updated version in a collaboration with Professor Gerwin.
was the 2006 recipient of an Honorary Research Prize, awarded by the German Society for Pain Research and Therapy
, S: Unterschiede zwischen myofaszialen Triggerpunkten und "tender points".
Der Schmerz 25, 93-104 (2011).
Tesarz J, Hoheisel U
, Wiedenhöfer B, Mense S (2011).
Sensory innervation of the thoracolumbar fascia in rats and humans.
Neuroscience 194: 302-308
, Taguchi T, Treede R-D, Mense S (2011).
Nociceptive input from the rat thaoracolumbar fascie to lumbar dorsal horn neurones.
Eur J Pain 15, 810-815 (2011).
Mense Siegfried; Schiltenwolf Marcus.