Dr Tobias Langheinrich

Dr Tobias Langheinrich completed his medical training at the University of Freiburg, Germany.  He obtained his MD from the University of Freiburg examining the visual function of patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and related atypical movement disorders using psychophysical and electrophysiological methods. He trained in neurology in Sheffield and obtained his CCST in 2009. He then held a research fellow post at the Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre at the University of Manchester examining amyloid PET imaging in Alzheimer’s disease and Frontotemporal lobar degeneration. 

Dr Langheinrich was appointed consultant neurologist at the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences in 2010.  His special interests are in neurodegenerative cognitive disorders and Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH). He is also honorary senior lecturer at the University of Manchester, with close links to the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing and the Geoffrey Jefferson Brain Research Centre.

He is local PI in national and international multicentre academic studies in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease and Frontotemporal dementia, and collaborates with researchers at our neighbouring mental health trust, GMMH, in clinical trials.

Dr Langheinrich also chairs a monthly regional dementia radiology MDT, a forum for clinicians to discuss brain imaging of patients with suspected or established dementia.