Konrad Maurer, born in Stuttgart, Germany, studied Music (Violoncello), later Medicine. He is a Neurologist, Psychiatrist and Psychotherapeut. 1993 till 2009 chief of Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie at Frankfurt Universität Clinic. He is Professor for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Clinical Geriatry and Forensic Psychiatry.

Ulrike Maurer, born in Berlin, worked for booksellers and publishing companies in Germany and abroad. Under her guidance the birthplace of Alois Alzheimer in Marktbreit had been renovated and made a museum and congress center, of which she is the director.


Both have been authors of several publications and organisors of various exhibitions on Alzheimer. In Frankfurt Academic Press they edited the volume »Alzheimer und Kunst: Wie aus Wolken Spiegeleier werden – Carolus Horn«, the first case study on progress of Alzheimer’s Desease and the decay of creative abilities. Konrad and Ulrike Maurer are the authors of the first zudem die Autoren der ersten Alzheimer biography at Piper Verlag), which upto now has been translated into 12 languages.