PD Dr. med. Axel Rieckr

Neurologische Klinik der Universität Ulm

Position:    Oberarzt

Adresse:   Neurologische Universitätsklinik, RKU

                  Oberer Eselsberg 45

                  89081 Ulm


Tel.:         ++49- 731-177-5242

Fax.:         ++49- 731-177-1202

E-mail:       axel.riecker@uni-ulm.de



Klinische-wissenschaftliche Ausbildung:


1990 - 1998    Studium der Humanmedizin, Universität Freiburg/Montreal

06/1998         Promotion Universität Freiburg

1998 - 2004    Klinische Ausbildung: Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Tübingen (Professor J.

                        Dichgans)

2004 - 2005    Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie, Ulm (Professor M. Spitzer)

02/2006         Facharzt für Neurologie

10/2006         Oberarzt

11/2006         Habilitation Universität Ulm (Professor A.C. Ludolph)


Klinische Qualifikation:

Fernstudium BWL im Krankenhaus an der Universität Nürnberg
Zertifikat „Evozierte Potentiale“ der DGKN, 06/04.
Zertifikat „Elektroencephalographie“ der DGKN, 11/06.
Zertifikat „Ultraschalldiagnostik“ der DGKN, 02/07.
Aufbau der Dysphagiediagnostik in der Neurologischen Universitätsklinik Ulm.
Aufbau der fMRT-basierten prächirurgischen Epilepsiediagnostik zur Feststellung der sprachrelevanten Hirnareale in der Neurologischen Universitätsklinik Ulm.
Prüfarzt, KKS Tübingen, 05/02.

Wissenschaftliches Arbeitsgebiet

Leserechtschreibstörung
Zerebrale Kontrolle der Sprechmotorik bei M. Parkinson
Zerebrale Alterungsmechanismen und Reorganisation nach Schlaganfall
Dysarthrie
Zerebrale Kontrolle des Schluckaktes und Schluckstörungen
Methoden: fMRT, DTI, 3D-MRT-Morphometrie/Volumetrie

Preise

Posterpreis der DGN 2006, Mannheim. Palm C, Ackermann H, Riecker A (2006). Bilateral Language Representation in Congenital Callosal Agenesis (CCA). 79. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Neurologie, Mannheim.

Travel Award (2005) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Cooperation with the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) and John Wiley Publishers, offers reimbursements for travel and expenses to top trainees in the human brain mapping field who wish to attend the annual OHBM conference.

Travel Award (2004) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Cooperation with the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) and John Wiley Publishers, offers reimbursements for travel and expenses to top trainees in the human brain mapping field who wish to attend the annual OHBM conference.

Posterpreis der DGN 2000, Baden-Baden. Riecker A, Ackermann H, Wildgruber D, Grodd W (2000) Differential Lateralization Effects at the Level of the Anterior Insula during Speaking and Singing: A fMRI Activation Study, 73. Kongreß der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Neurologie, Baden-Baden, Akt Neurol: Seite 183.


Drittmittelprojekte

01.06.1997 – 31.05.2001: DO 536/2-1; DO 536/2-2; Schwerpunktprogramm Sprachproduktion: Informationsvermittlung durch natürliche Sprache, 2 × BAT IIa.

01.08.2001 – 31.07.2003: DO 536/2-5; Schwerpunktprogramm Sprachproduktion: Informationsvermittlung durch natürliche Sprache, 2 ½ × BAT IIa.

01.10.2004 – 30.09.2006: DFG Antrag: Brain mechanisms subserving the generation and implementation of „phonetic plans“ during speech production: Functional imaging, clinical studies, and computational modelling, 2 ½ × BAT IIa.

01.03.2007 – 28.02.2008: BMBF Antrag: Temporal processing of German vowels in developmental dyslexia, ½ ×TVÖD (entsprechend BAT IIa).

01.11.2006 – 30.10.2008: DFG Antrag (AC55/6-2 ): Zerebrale kontrolle motorischer Aspekte der Sprachproduktion, 1 x TVÖD (entsprechend BAT IIa).


Publikationen (seit 2000)

Riecker A, Vogt K, Steinbrink C, Ackermann H (2007). Differential processing of acoustical stimuli in dyslexics. Submitted to Neuroimage.

Riecker A, Kassubek J, Gröschel K, Ackermann H, Kastrup A (2007). Functional connectivity emphasizes neuronal correlates of recovery after stroke. Submitted to Stroke.

Steinbrink C, Vogt K, Kastrup A, Jüngling F, Kassubek J, Riecker A (2007). The contribution of white and gray matter differences to developmental dyslexia: Insights from DTI and VBM at 3.0 Tesla. Submitted to Brain.

Ackermann H, Brendel B, Riecker A (2007). Increasing complexity of speech stimuli: A 3 T fMRI study. Submitted to Brain & Language.

Ackermann H, Mathiak K, Riecker A (2007). The contribution of the cerebellum to speech production and speech perception: Clinical and functional imaging data. The Cerebellum, in press.

Gdynia HJ, Kastrup A, Palm C, Riecker A (2007). Subclavian steal syndrome in right aortic arch. Submitted to Neurology.

Gdynia HJ, Huber R, Riecker A (2007). Atypical botulism with isolated diplegia of lower cranial nerves. European Journal of Medical Research, in press.

Gröschel K, Riecker A, Schulz JB (2005). Systematic review of early recurrent stenosis after carotid angioplasty and stenting. Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, 17: 385-6.

Riecker A, Henneke M, Nägele T, Schöls L (2007). Adult-onset vanishing white matter disease. Journal of Neurology, in press.

Riecker A, Gröschel K, Ackermann H, Witte O, Kastrup A (2006). Behavioural correlates of age-related differences in movement representation. NeuroImage, 32: 1345-1354.

Riecker A, Ackermann H, Kassubek J, Steinbrink C (2007). Bilateral language function in callosal agenesis: an fMRI and DTI case study. Journal of Neurology, in press.

Uttner I, Mottaghy FM, Schreiber H, Riecker A, Kassubek J (2006). Primary progressive aphasia accompanied by environmental sound agnosia: a neuropsychological, MRI and PET study. Psychitry Research, 146: 191-7.

Kassubek J, Sperfeld AD, Baumgartner A, Huppertz HJ, Riecker A, Juengling FD (2006). Brain atrophy in pure and complicated hereditary spastic paraparesis: a quantitative 3-D MRI study. European Journal of Neurology, 13: 880-886.

Gröschel K, Ernemann U, Riecker A, Schmidt F, Terborg C, Kastrup A (2005). Incidence and risk factors for medical complications after carotid artery stenting. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 42: 1101-6.

Riecker A, Kassubek J, Gröschel K, Hertrich I, Grodd W, Ackermann H (2006). The cerebral control of speech tempo: Opposite relationship between speaking rate and BOLD signal changes at striatal and cerebellar structures. NeuroImage, 29: 46-53.

Riecker A, Wildgruber D, Ackermann H (2005). Funktionell-kernspintomographische Aktivierungsstudien zur zerebralen Organisation der Sprechmotorik. Nervenheilkunde 24: 177-183.

Beschoner P, Riecker A, Viviani R (2005). Strukturelle Bildgebung in der Schizophrenie. Nervenheilkunde 24: 190-197.

Gröschel K, Riecker A, Schulz JB, Ernemann U, Kastrup A (2005). Systematic review of early recurrent stenosis after carotid angioplasty and stenting. Stroke 36:367-73.

Riecker A, Ernemann U, Kastrup A (2005). Reperfusion-induced fatal cerebellar hemorrhage after angioplasty and stenting of a vertebral artery. New England Journal of Medicine 352: 633-634.

Riecker A, Gerloff C, Wildgruber D, Nägele T, Grodd W, Dichgans J, and Ackermann H (2004). Transient crossed aphasia during focal right-hemisphere seizure. Neurology 63:1932.

Wildgruber D, Riecker A, Hertrich I, Erb M, Grodd W, Ethofer T, Ackermann H (2005). Identification of Emotional Intonation evaluated by fMRI. NeuroImage 24: 1233-1241.

Riecker A, Mathiak K, Wildgruber D, Erb M, Hertrich I, Grodd W, and Ackermann H (2004). Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) reveals two distinct cerebral networks subserving speech motor control. Neurology 64:700-706.

Wildgruber D, Hertrich I, Riecker A, Erb M, Anders S, Grodd W, and Ackermann H (2004). Distinct frontal regions subserve comprehension of linguistic and affective intonation. Cerebral Cortex 14: 1384-9.

Ackermann H and Riecker A (2004). The contribution of the insula to motor aspects of speech production: A review and a hypothesis. Brain and Language 89: 320-328.

Mathiak K, Hertrich I, Kincses WE, Riecker A, Lutzenberger W, Ackermann H (2003). The right supratemporal plane hears the distance of objects: neuromagnetic correlates of virtual reality. NeuroReport 14: 307-11.

Riecker A, Wildgruber D, Mathiak K, Grodd W, Ackermann H (2003). Parametric analysis of rate dependent hemodynamic response functions of cortical and subcortical brain structures during auditorily cued finger-tapping: An fMRI study. NeuroImage 18: 731-739.

Riecker A, Grodd W, Klose U, Schulz JB, Gröschl K, Erb M, Ackermann H, Kastrup A (2003). The relationship between fMRI activation and vascular reactivity to carbon dioxide during normal aging. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 23: 565-73.

Riecker A, Wildgruber D, Grodd W, Ackermann H (2002). Reorganization of speech production at motor cortex and cerebellum following capsular infarction: A follow-up fMRI study. Neurocase 8: 417-423.

Riecker A, Wildgruber D, Dogil G, Grodd W, Ackermann H (2002). Hemispheric lateralization effects of rhythm implementation during syllable repetitions: An fMRI study. Neuroimage 16:169-76.

Dogil G, Ackermann H, Grodd W, Haider H, Kamp H, Mayer J, Riecker A, Wildgruber D (2002). The speaking brain: A tutorial introduction to fMRI experiments in the production of speech, prosody and syntax. Journal of Neurolinguistics 15: 59-90.

Ackermann H, Riecker A, Mathiak K, Erb M, Grodd W, and Wildgruber D (2001). Rate-dependent activation of a prefrontal-insular-cerebellar network during passive listening to trains of click stimuli: an fMRI study. NeuroReport 12: 4087-4092.

Riecker A, Ackermann H, Wildgruber D, Dogil G, Grodd W (2000). Opposite hemispheric lateralization effects during speaking and singing. NeuroReport 11: 1997-2000.

Riecker A, Ackermann H, Wildgruber D, Mayer J, Dogil G, Haider H, Grodd W (2000). Articulatory/phonetic sequencing at the level of the anterior perisylvian cortex: A functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study. Brain and Language 75: 259-276.


Bücher / Buchkapitel

Riecker A and Ackermann H (2006). Cerebral circuitries and functional neuroimaging. In: Les Dysarthries (Hrsg.: Pinto S, Auzou P, Ozsanak C, Rolland V).

Ackermann H, Wildgruber D, Riecker A (2006). Singing in the (b)rain: Cerebral correlates of vocal music performance in humans. In: Music, Motor Control and the Brain (Hrsg.: Altenmüller E). Oxford University Press, Oxford; in press.

G, Ackermann H, Grodd W, Haider H, Kamp H, Mayer J, Riecker A, Röhm D, Wildgruber D, Wokurek W (2004) Brain dynamics induced by language production. In: Pechmann T und Habel C (Editors).mMultidisciplinary approaches to language production. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin/New York pp. 397-429.

Ackermann H, Riecker A, Wildgruber D (2004) Functional brain imaging of motor aspects of speech production. In: Maassen B, et al. (Editors). Speech motor control in normal and disordered speech. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 85-111.

Dogil G, Ackermann H, Mayer J, Riecker A, Wildgruber D (2004) Das Sprechnetzwerk im menschlichen Gehirn: Evidenz aus der funktionellen Kernspintomographie und aus der Klinik. In: Müller HM und Rickheit G (Editors). Neurokognition der Sprache. Stauffenburg Verlag, Tübingen, pp. 191-210.

Ackermann H and Riecker A (2007). A review of brain imaging research in speech disorders. In: Maassen B, et al. (Editors). Speech motor control: New developments in basic and applied research. Oxford University Press, in press.