Education & Professional Highlights
Dr Martin Nuhr studied medicine at the University of Vienna, graduating as Doctor of Medicine after completing his dissertation in 1996.
Starting in 1997, Dr Martin Nuhr underwent comprehensive specialist medical training at the Universitätsklinik für Physikalische Medizin und Rehabilitation (university medical centre for physical medicine and rehabilitation) at the Vienna General Hospital, where he worked as a senior doctor and head of the general outpatient clinic as well as the outpatient pain clinic beginning in 2003. In 2004, he was awarded the “venia docendi” authorisation to teach (his habilitation topic: the functional and morphological aspects of long-term neuromuscular electrostimulation of the skeletal muscles) by the University of Vienna’s Faculty of Medicine. He was the youngest in his field to receive it. On 1 October 2004, Dr Martin Nuhr was appointed to the position of associate professor.
Between 2006 and 2009, he completed a postgraduate MSc programme in interdisciplinary pain therapy at the Medical University of Vienna.
In 2008, Dr Nuhr also assumed the role of medical director at the NUHR Medical Center
and founded the Karl Landsteiner Institut für Physikalisch-Rehabilitative Medizin (Karl Landsteiner Institute for Physical Rehabilitative Medicine) in Senftenberg, as part of the Karl Landsteiner Society.
Dr Martin Nuhr is a regular guest professor at the Medical University of Vienna, a sought-after speaker at national and international conferences, as well as the author of numerous scientific papers in renowned international specialist journals. His main scientific interest lies in the development of new treatment strategies and rehabilitation concepts for disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
MJ Nuhr: Research promotion fund of the city of Vienna 2000: Einfluss einer langdauernden niederfrequenten neuromuskulären Elektrostimulation auf die aerobe Kapazität der Oberschenkelmuskulatur bei Patienten mit schwerer chronischer Herzinsuffizienz [Influence of long-term low-frequency neuromuscular electrostimulation on the aerobic capacity of the thigh musculature in patients with severe chronic heart failure].
MJ Nuhr: DAAD research funding grant: 2000: histochemische und biochemische Analyse und Auswertung von Muskelgewebe [Histochemical and biochemical analysis and evaluation of muscle tissue]. University of Konstanz, Germany (Dr D. Pette)
MJ Nuhr, Wiesinger GF; Dr. Kolassa-Preis award 1999: Cross-cultural adaption of the Roland-Morris questionnaire for German-speaking low back pain patients.
MJ Nuhr: First prize at the First Trans European Scientific Contest at the ISPRM World Congress in Amsterdam in July 2001, representing Austria: title: Effects in human knee extensor muscles after long term neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES).
Crevenna R, Nuhr MJ et al. poster prize – annual conference of the Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Physikalische Medizin und Rehabilitation (Austrian Society for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) in Vienna, 6-7 October 2000: title: Implementierung des Aeroben Bewegungstrainings in der Rehabilitation von Karzinompatienten in Österreich [Implementing aerobic exercise training in the rehabilitation of cancer patients in Austria].