Marcos Tatagiba

Prof. Dr. med. Marcos Soares TATAGIBA

Professor Marcos Tatagiba is currently the Chairman and Director of the Department of Neurosurgery of the University of Tübingen, Germany. Medical study at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Neurosurgical Training at the Department of Neurosurgery, Klinikum Hannover Nordstadt, Germany, under the Chairmanship of Professor Madjid Samii. Board of Neurosurgery in March 1993 with German and European Certificate. Doctoral thesis ( in 1992 and post-doctoral thesis (Habilitation) in 1998 at the Hannover Medical School. 1995-1996 Research fellow at the Institute of Brain Research, University of Zurich (Prof. Martin E. Schwab) as recipient of the Research Fellowship Program of the European Science Foundation. 1998-2002 Associate Professor, Hannover Medical School and International Neuroscience Institute (INI) Hannover. 2002-2003, Vice-Chairman Department of Neurosurgery, University of Freiburg i.Br, Germany. Since 2003 Chairman and Director, Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of Tübingen. 2006, appointed as Chairman and Director, Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of Zurich. Major prizes: Young Neurosurgeon Award of the WFNS (1997), EANS_Aesculap Prize (2001), Innovation Prize on Medizintechnik, Federal Ministry of Science – BMBF (2007). President, German Academy of Neurosurgery (2013). President, German Skull Base Societies (2014-2015). Head of International Affairs, German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC). Member of the World Academy of Neurosurgical Societies (WANS). Honorary International Member, Brazilian Academy of Military Medicine. 2017 Keller Lecturer, University of Cincinnati Department of Neurosurgery. 2018 Snellman Lecturer, Finish Society of Neurosurgery. Member and Honored Member of further 20 national and international Societies. Author and Co-author of over 370 peer-review articles, 10 books and 30 book chapters.