Dr. med. André Lee


  • born 1978 in Pinneberg, Germany

Research interest

  • Focal dystonia in musicians, pathophysiologie and therapy
  • Dystonic tremor in musicians, pathophysiologie and therapy
  • Pain perception, processing, and assessment in music performers


  • 2021: Habilitation at the Clinic and Polyclinic for Neurology of the "Klinikum rechts der Isar" of the Technical University of Munich on the topic: "Focal Task-Specific Tremor in Musicians: Epidemiology, Phenomenology, Pathophysiology and Therapy"
  • 2020: Medical specialist in neurology
  • 2009: Promotion at the clinic und policlinic for neurology of the „Klinikum rechts der Isar“. Dissertation: „Force level independent representations of predictive grip force-load force coupling: a PET activation study“
  • 2004-2005: Exchange semester in Toulouse, France
  • 1999-2006: Medical student at the LMU/TU Munich
  • 1994-1995: Exchange year and high school diploma in Sandusky, Ohio, USA
  • 1988-1997: High school diploma (Abitur) at the Sophie-Barat-Schule in Hamburg

Work experience

  • since 2022: concert-master in the JSO-Hannover
  • since 2022: Junior Professor with Tenure Track at the Institute of Music Physiology and Musician's Medicine of HMTMH
  • 2017-2019: Concert master of the Munich International Orchestra (MiO)
  • 2017: Second concertmaster of the young German-French-Hungarian Philharmonics
  • 2015: Founding member of the interdisciplinary outpatient clinic of musicians' medicine at the Hospital "rechts der Isar" at the Technical University Munich
  • 2014-2020: Resident physician and since 06/2020 medical specialist in neurology at the clinic of neurology of the Hospital "rechts der Isar"at the Technical University Munich
  • until 2009: Concert master and member of the executive commitee of the LJO-Hamburg
  • 2014: concert-master in the JSO-Hannover
  • 2009-2014: Postdoctoral fellow at the IMMM, Hannover
  • 2007-2009: Resident physician in the ward of internal medicine at the BAKB, Hamburg
  • Concert-master and board member in the LJO
  • 2006: concert-master in the JSO-München
  • 2006: Symphonic master-class under Sir Colin Davis in Munich
  • 2004-2005: Clinical elective at the Hôpital Joseph Ducuing, service de médecine in Toulouse, France
  • 2002: Clinical elective in Tennant Creek, Australia
  • since 2002: Member of the young french-german philharmony with annual opera-, symphonic- and chamber music projects including radio recordings and tours. Since 2008 as translator
  • 1997: Degree as a Paramedic as part of the civil service


André Lee, assistant professor, MD
Professor of music physiology and musicians' medicine
Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musikermedizin
Postal address: Neues Haus 1, 30175 Hannover | Outpatient clinic: Schiffgraben 48
Telefon: +49 (0)511 3100-552

Last modified: 2024-05-16

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