Portrait Christian Baumann

Christian Baumann
Prof. Dr. med.

Ärztlicher Co-Direktor PB I

Other functions at USZ

  • Consultant


  • Parkinson's disease and movement disorders
  • Sleep Medicine


Tel. +41 44 255 55 02


Since 2023 Medical Co-Director
2022 Department of Neurology, University of Zurich
2014 Extraordinariate for Neurology, University of Zurich
2013-2020 Senior Physician, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich
2008-2013 Senior Physician, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich
2008 Habilitation, University of Zurich
2007 Research Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Harvard University, Boston, USA
2006 Specialist in Neurology, FMH
1998 Doctorate Dr. med., University of Zurich
1997 State Examination in Medicine, University of Zurich

Most important memberships

  • Swiss Society of Neurology
  • Swiss Society for Neurophysiology
  • Swiss Society for Sleep Research, Sleep Medicine and Chronobiology
  • Zurich Center for Sleep and Health (UZH)
  • European Sleep Research Society ESRS
  • International Association for Parkinsonism and Related Disorders IAPRD

Research focus

  • Sleep and neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s)
  • Sleep and traumatic brain injury
  • Narcolepsy
  • Closed-Loop Auditory Stimulation


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