Prof. Bingel is Head of the Clinical Neurosciences / Functional Imaging group at the Department of Neurology of the University Hospital Essen. Her research focus is in pain research and cognitive neurosciences. A main goal of her scientific work is to explore the neurobiological mechanisms of pain processing and pain modulation.
The first project at the Erwin L. Hahn Institute is a study that will examine the neurobiological mechanisms of sensorimotor integration in response to painful stimulation lead by Dipl.-Psych. Christoph Ritter.