Position:      Head of Department Psychotherapeutic

                    Medicine and Psychosomatics


Adresse:    Department of Psychiatry II, University of Ulm

                    Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg


                    Ludwig-Heilmeyer-Strasse 2

                    89312 Günzburg


Tel.:          ++49- 8221 -96- 2540

Fax.:          ++49- 8221 -96 -2736

E-mail:        karl.bechter@bkh-guenzburg.de


Kurz CV:


1977                        Approval M.D.

11/1977 - 10/1979   Scientific Assitant in Department Neurology, Ulm University

1977                        Doctoral Thesis, Clinical Faculty Ulm University, Department Heamatology I,

                                Center for Internal Medicine and Pediatric Medicine

19/1979 - 05/1987   Scientific Assitant, Department Psychiatry II, Ulm University

                                Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg

1983                        Approved as Specialist in Neurology and in Psychiatry Oberarzt, Department

                                Psychiatry II, Ulm Universtiy

06/1987 - 12/1998   Ph.D. in Psychiatry on "Borna Disease Virus - mögliche Ursache

                                 neurologischer und psychiatrischer Störungen des Menschen" Faculty for

                                 Clinical Medicine, Ulm University

1996                        Kurt Schneider-Preis for contributions on the role of Borna Disease Virus for

                                humane neuropsychiatric disorders.

1998                        Specialist in Psychotherapeutic Medicine

since 01/1999          Head of Department Psychotherapeutic Medicine and Psychosomatics,

                                Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg / Dept. Psychiatrie II Ulm University

2003                        Apl. Professor for Psychiatry, Medical Faculty Ulm University

since 2010                Editor-in-Chief Neurology, Psychiatry, and Brain Research


Organisation Psychiatrischer Teil des INPC Pula Congress, Website: www.pula-cong.com



Recent papers considered most important

Bechter K. Updating the mild encephalitis hypothesis of schizophrenia. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2012; in press


Schmitt M, Neubauer A, Greiner J, Xu X, Barth TF, Bechter K. Spreading of acute myeloid leukemia cells by trafficking along the peripheral outflow pathway of cerebrospinal fluid. Anticancer Res 2011; 31 (6): 2343-5.


Bechter K, Reiber H, Herzog S, Fuchs D, Tumani H, Maxeiner HG. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in affective and schizophrenic spectrum disorders: identification of subgroups with immune responses and blood-CSF barrier dysfunction. J Psychiatr Res. 2010 Apr;44(5):321-30.



Bechter K,  Reiber H, et al (2010). "Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in affective and schizophrenic spectrum disorders: identification of subgroups with immune responses and blood-CSF barrier dysfunction." J Psychiatr Res 44(5): 321-330.



 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. med. Karl Bechter

Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie II Uni Ulm, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg