Clinics and institutes

Here you can find the most important facilities with NBIA expertise.


European Reference Network for Rare Neurological Diseases

Our long-term goal is to create a network of certified NBIA centers. A first step in this direction is the European Reference Network for Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND). So far, our main NBIA center is in Munich.

NBIA Center in Munich

In cooperation, the following clinics and institutes in Munich form our most important NBIA center in Germany, with which we work closely.


Friedrich-Baur-Institut and Neurological Clinic and Polyclinic

The  Friedrich Baur Institute is an institution of the Medical Faculty of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, which, in association with the Neurological Clinic and PolyclinicThe company is dedicated to patient care and cutting-edge research in the field of neuromuscular diseases. There, we work very closely in the clinical area with Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Klopstock together, which also serves us as scientific advisory board with advice and support.

Areas of focus:
NBIA patient registry, NBIA research, neurological care.

Contact person:
Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Klopstock (Friedrich Baur Institute)
Prof. Dr. Susanne Schneider (Neurological Clinic and Polyclinic)

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Institute of Human Genetics and Klinikum Rechts der Isar

Experts in the field of genetic diagnostics are based at the Institute of Human Genetics at the Technical University of Munich and the Helmholz Center. Matias Wagner and his team also offer genetic counseling for those affected. In the basic science area, we work primarily with Dr. Arcangela Iuso. She maintains the NBIA biobank and otherwise conducts research in particular on the NBIA forms MPAN and BPAN.

Areas of focus:
Molecular genetic diagnostics, genetic counseling, NBIA biobank, NBIA research.

Contact person:
Matias Wagner (Molecular Genetic Diagnostics, Genetic Counseling)
Dr. Arcangela Iuso (NBIA Biobank, MPAN, BPAN Research).

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Other clinics with experience in the care of NBIA patients

The following clinics have experience in caring for NBIA patients with individual NBIA forms and we are always in contact with them.

List still in progress - please be patient.

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