Dr. Meike Annika Schweisfurth


Institute for  Neurorehabilitation Systems


Bernstein Focus Neurotechnology (BFNT) Göttingen

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN)

University Medical Center Göttingen

Georg-August University

Von-Siebold-Str. 3

37075 Göttingen, Germany

Tel: + 49 (0) 551 / 39 20646

Fax: + 49 (0) 551 / 39 20032





2013: PhD in neuroscience, conducted jointly at BiomedNMR (MPI for biophysical Chemistry) and German Primate Center in Göttingen


2009: Master examination in neuroscience, International Max Planck Research School in Göttingen


2009: Master of Advanced Studies (Mathematics), University of Cambridge





DEMOVE: demove.bccn.uni-goettingen.de





Meike A. Schweisfurth, Renate Schweizer, Jens Frahm:

Functional MRI reveals individual variations in the complete map of human digit phalanges in the primary

somatosensory cortex

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (2014), in press


Meike A. SchweisfurthRenate Schweizer, Stefan Treue:

Feature-based attentional modulation of orientation perception in somatosensation

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (2014) 8, pp. 1-8


Meike A. Schweisfurth

The somatosensory system: Exploration of digit-area somatotopy and feature-based attention

Dissertation (2013), http://ediss.uni-goettingen.de/handle/11858/00-1735-0000-0022-60A2-8


Meike A. Schweisfurth, Renate Schweizer, Jens Frahm:

Functional MRI indicates consistent intra-digit topographic maps in the little but not the index finger within the human primary somatosensory cortex


NeuroImage (2011), 56 (4), pp. 2138-2143