PD Dr. med. Regina Schlaeger

Research Areas


Development of quantitative MR and electrophysiological markers for the characterization of neurodegenerative diseases (motor neuron diseases, progressive Multiple Sclerosis)

Ongoing Projects


  • Brainstem atrophy in multiple sclerosis (SNF PMPDP3 171391) and neurodegenerative diseases
  • Spinal cord gray and white matter imaging in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Gottfried and Julia Bangerter-Rhyner Foundation, FAG Basel)
  • Spinal cord imaging in post-polio syndrome (University Basel, DMS2382)
  • Spinal cord gray and white matter imaging – a novel biomarker for spinal muscular atrophy – a pilot study (investigator initiated study, funded by Biogen)
  • CSS – Assessing the course of degenerative cervical spinal stenosis using functional outcomes (collaboration with Prof. Muendermann, Dep. of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, and Dr. Netzer, Dep. of Spine Surgery,   University Hospital Basel)
PD Dr. med. Regina Schlaeger

Principal Investigator
University Hospital Basel
Petersgraben 4
4031 Basel