• 1998-2005   Studium der Humanmedizin mit Abschluss Staatsexamen, Universitäten zu Köln und Helsinki
  • 2005-2006   Assistenzärztin Neurologie, Kliniken der Stadt Köln Merheim
  • 2006-2009   Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Max-Planck-Institut für neurologische Forschung Köln
  • 2007-2009 Studium der Gesundheitswissenschaften an der Universität Bielefeld mit Abschluss Master of Public Health
  • 2008 Promotion (Dr. med.) in der Medizinischen Klinik I, Universität zu Köln
  • 2010-2013 Assistant professor of Neuroscience in Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York
  • 2015 – 2017 Assistenzärztin Neurologie, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf
  • 2018 – 2019 Assistenzärztin Psychiatrie, Universität zu Köln
  • 2020 Assistenzärztin Neurologie, NeuroMed Campus
  • 2021 Fachärztin für Neurologie


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie


Freed RD, Hollenhorst CN, Weiduschat N, Mao X, Kang G, Shungu DC, Gabbay V. (2017): A pilot study of cortical glutathione in youth with depression. Psychiatry Res 270:54-60.

Freed RD, Coffey BJ, Mao X, Weiduschat N, Kang G, Shungu DC, Gabbay V. (2016): Decreased Anterior Cingulate Cortex γ-Aminobutyric Acid in Youth With Tourette’s Disorder. Pediatr Neurol 65:64-70.

Weiduschat N, Mao X, Beal MF, Nirenberg MJ, Shungu DC, Henchcliffe C (2015): Usefulness of proton and phosphorus MR spectroscopic imaging for early diagnosis of Parkinsons disease. J Neuroimaging 25(1):105-10.

Natelson BH, Vu D, Mao X, Weiduschat N, Togo F, Lange G, Blate M, Kang G, Co- plan JD, Shungu DC (2015): Effect of Milnacipran Treatment on Ventricular Lactate in Fibromyalgia: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Pain 16(11):1211-9.

Weiduschat N, Kaufmann P, Mao X, Engelstad K, DiMauro S, De Vivo DC, Shungu DC (2014): Cerebral Metabolic Abnormalities in A3243G Mitochondrial DNA Mutation Carriers. Neurology 82(9):798-805.

Weiduschat N, Mao X, Hupf J, Armstrong N, Kang G, Lange DJ, Mitsumoto H, Shungu DC (2014): Motor cortex glutathione deficit in ALS measured in vivo with the J-editing technique. Neurosci Lett 570:102-7.

Weiduschat N, Mao X, Beal MF, Nirenberg MJ, Shungu DC, Henchcliffe C (2014): Sex differences in cerebral energy metabolism in Parkinson’s disease: a phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging study. Parkinsonism Relat Disord 20(5): 545-8.

Heiss WD, Hartmann A, Rubi-Fessen I, Anglade C, Kracht L, Kessler J, Weiduschat N, Rommel T and Thiel A (2013): Noninvasive Brain Stimulation for Treatment of Right- and Left-Handed Poststroke Aphasics. Cerebrovasc Dis 36:363-72.

Thiel A, Hartmann A, Rubi-Fessen I, Anglade C, Kracht L, Weiduschat N, Kessler J, Rommel T, Heiss WD (2013): Effects of non-invasive brain stimulation on language networks and recovery in early poststroke aphasia. Stroke 44(8):2240-6.

Weiduschat N, Dubin M (2013): Prefrontal cortical blood flow predicts response of depression to rTMS. J Affect Disord 150(2):699-702.

Shungu DC, Weiduschat N, Murrough JM, Mao X, Pillemer S, Dyke JP, Medow MS, Natelson BH, Stewart JM, Mathew SJ (2012): Increased Ventricular Lactate in Chron- ic Fatigue Syndrome. III: Relationship to Cortical Glutathione and Clinical Symptoms Implicate Oxidative Stress Pathophysiology. NMR in Biomedicine 25(9):1073-87.

Weiduschat N, Thiel A, Rubi-Fessen I, Hartmann A, Kessler J, Merl P, Kracht L, Rommel T, Heiss WD (2011): Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Aphasic Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. Stroke 42(2):409-15.

Heiss WD, Weiduschat N (2011): Correlation between functional imaging and distur- bance and recovery of language function. Sprache Stimme Gehör 1(35): e18-25.

Weiduschat N, Habedank B, Lampe B, Poggenborg J, Schuster A, Haupt WF, Heiss WD, Thiel A (2009): Localizing Brocas area for transcranial magnetic stimulation: Comparison of surface distance measurements and stereotaxic positioning. Brain Stimulation 2(2):93-102.

Weiduschat N, Thiel A, Heiss WD (2008): Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimula- tion as a complementary treatment of post-stroke aphasia. European Neurological Review 3(2):64-68.

Weiduschat N (2008): Hat der individuelle sozioökonomische Status Einfluss auf das Outcome beim Hodgkin Lymphom? Dissertation an der Universität zu Köln.