Prof. Johann Braun       
Professor - Senior Consultant Neurologist
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 971 3 7137 419
Fax: 971 3 7672995

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
ProfessorCharité University Berlin and United Arab Emirates University2010
Privatdozent (PhD)Habilitation at Charité University Berlin, Germany2003
Doctor medicinaeThesis at University of Zürich, Switzerland1993
Licensure PhysicianUniversity of Würzburg, Germany1991
Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificates, and FellowshipsYear
Renewal of Neurologist Specialist Certificate, Berlin2010
Specialist Neurological Laboratory Medicine and CSF2007
Specialist Neurointensive Care Medicine2006
Specialist Electroneurography & Electromyography2005
Specialist Electroencephalography2005
Habilitation, Neurology, Charité University Berlin, Germany2004
Facharzt für Neurologie, Charité University Berlin2004
Senior Consultant Neurologist & Professor, United Arab Emirates Universitysince 2010
Consultant Neurologist & Professor, Charité University Berlin, Germany2008-2010
Consultant Neurologist & Associate Professor, United Arab Emirates University2006-2008
Specialist/Consultant Neurologist & Assistant/Associate Professor Charité University Berlin, Germany2000-2006
Postdoc, Rockefeller University New York & St. Jude Research Hospital Memphis, USA1997-2000
Resident, Universities of Düsseldorf and Freiburg, Germany1993-1996
Postgraduate Fellow, Neuroanatomy, University of Zürich, Switzerland1991-1993
Research Interest
Neuroprotection in acute brain diseases  
Stroke: neuroprotection, apoptosis, infection susceptibility 
Trigger and mechanisms of neuronal apoptosis  
Acute inflammatory and infectious diseases of the brain  
Selected Publications
Reiss* A, Braun* JS, et al. Bacterial pore-forming cytolysins induce neuronal damage ... J Infect Dis 2011, 203:393-400. (*A.R. and J.S.B. contributed equally to this work). 6,0 
Braun JS. Ataxia, hypoacusis, & dementia. BMJ 2010, doi:10.1136/bcr.10.2009.2399. 12,8 
Braun JS. Ecto-5’-nucleotidase-positive cells ... Anatom Record 2010,293:379-382. IF 2,5 
Braun JS. Headache, personality changes, and fine motor disturbances. BMJ 2009, doi:10:1136/bcr. 06.2008.0093. IF 12,8 
Braun JS. Inducible nitric oxide synthase ... Int J Neurosci 2009,119:455-459. IF 1,0 
Braun JS, Bauknecht H-C. Cancer and incontinence. Lancet 2008, 372:1272. IF 28,6 
Braun JS, Herzog KH. E2F1 mediated pneumococcal-induced brain damage. Acta Neuropathol 2008,116:133-134. IF 5,3 
Braun* JS, Hoffmann* O, et al. Pneumolysin causes neuronal cell death. Infect Immun 2007,75:4245-4254. (*J.S.B. and O.H. contributed equally to this work). IF 4,0 
Braun* JS, Prass* K, et al. Protection from both brain damage and bacterial infection. Exp Neurol 2007, 206: 183-191. (*J.S.B. and K.P. contributed equally to this work). IF 4,0 
Braun JS, et al. Pneumococcal pneumolysin and H2O2 ... JCI 2002,109:19-27. IF 16,9 
Braun JS, et al. Apoptosis-inducing factor mediates ... JID 2001,184:1300-1309. IF 6,0 
Braun JS, et al. Neuroprotection by a caspase inhibitor ... Nature Med 1999,5:298-302. IF 27,6 
Braun JS, et al. Pneumolysin, a protein toxin ... Infect Immun 1999,67:3750-3756. IF 4,0 
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