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Section Board for 'Neurodegenerative Diseases' (23)

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Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Gulowsen Celius
1. Department of Neurology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
2. Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Interests: multiple sclerosis; neuroinflammation; epidemiology
Dr. Mulugu V. Brahmajothi
Department of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
Interests: neuroimmunology; neurotoxicology; glymphatics; neuroglia; neuropathy; astroglial; neuroinflammation; cognitive changes and the resulting brain function; neurodegenerative disorders; Human Immunology & immunogenetics
Prof. Dr. Cristoforo Comi
Department of Translational Medicine, Section of Neurology, University of Piemonte Orientale, 28100 Novara, Italy
Interests: neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s disease, Huntington disease, other movement disorders, Alzheimer’s disease; neuroimmune diseases including: multiple sclerosis, inflammatory neuropathies, myasthenia gravis
Prof. Dr. Alberto Costa
Division Neurology and Epilepsy, Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Mail Stop RBC 6090, Cleveland, OH, 44106, USA
Interests: down syndrome; neurophysiology; clinical research
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Prof. Dr. Trevor Crawford
Psychology Department, Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YF, UK
Interests: dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; schizophrenia; Parkinsons’s disease; saccade; eye-tracking; attention; ageing; inhibitory control
Dr. Dario Finazzi
Unit of Biotechnology, DMMT, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: PCR; cell culture; genetics; biochemistry; neurodegeneration; Alzheimer’s disease; clinical chemistry
Dr. Brenda Hanna-Pladdy
Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Interests: neuropsychology; cognitive aging; skilled movements; dopaminergic modulation; dementia; Parkinson’s disease; functional neuroimaging
Dr. Ashu Johri

Independent Researcher, Formerly: Feil Family Brain & Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY 10065, USA
Interests: neurological diseases; pathophysiology; therapeutics; animal models; molecular mechanisms; drug development; mitochondria; biomarker; posttranslational modification; transcription factors; Cytochrome P450; pesticide neurotoxicity; imprinting; enzymes; environmental contaminants; Huntington's; Parkinson's; Alzheimer's; mitochondria; oxidative stress; brain
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Prof. Dr. Juraj Kukolja
1. Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Helios University Hospital Wuppertal, 42283 Wuppertal, Germany
2. Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University, Witten, Germany
3. Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Interests: Cognitive Neuroscience; fMRI; Memory; Dementia; Alzheimer's Disease; Vascular Dementia; Ageing; White Matter Lesions; Neuropharmacology
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Leblhuber
Department of Gerontology, Kepler University Clinic, Linz, Austria.
Interests: Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson; neurodegenration; neuroinflammation; microbiota-gut-brain axis; probiotics; transcranial magnetic stimulation
Dr. Andrea Loftus
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Curtin Neuroscience Laboratory, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Interests: parkinson’s disease; mild cognitive impairment; cognition; neurodegeneration; plasticity; brain stimulation
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Dr. Henry Mak
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Interests: Alzheimer's Disease; non-Alzheimer's related neurodegenerative disease; dementia; neurovascular coupling; brain reserve; brain iron imaging; amyloid and tau imaging; Positron Emission Tomography; functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
Dr. Camillo Marra
Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: dementia; Alzheimer's disease; neurodegenerative process; cognitive decline; neuropsychology
Dr. Jordi A. Matias-Guiu
Department of Neurology, San Carlos Clinical Hospital, San Carlos Health Research Institute, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: frontotemporal dementia; aphasia; dementia; neuroimaging; multiple sclerosis; neuropsychological assessment
Dr. Manuel Menéndez González
Department of Medicine, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
Interests: Alzheimer; Parkinson; Biomarker; Frontotemporal Dementia; Lewy Bodies Dementia; Huntington; amyloid; tau; tdp43; synuclein
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Dr. Kathrin Meyer
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Interests: neurological and neurodegenerative diseases; gene therapy; AAV; in vitro modeling; lysosomal storage disorders
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Dr. Francesco Nicita
Unit of Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders, Department of Neuroscience and Neurorehabilitation, IRCCS Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy
Interests: neurogenetics; neurodegenerative diseases; childhood; pediatrics; movement disorders; leukodystrophies; ataxias; hereditary spastic paraplegias; neurodevelopmental disorders
Dr. Natalia P. Rocha
The Mitchell Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Brain Disorders, Department of Neurology, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: neurodegenerative disorders; inflammation; biomarkers; neuropsychiatric; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson’s disease; Huntington’s disease
Prof. Dr. Andrei Surguchov
Department of Neurology, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
Interests: neurodegeneration; ocular diseases; structure-funtion of proteins; naturally unfolded proteins
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Prof. Dr. Dominic Thyagarajan
Department of Neuroscience, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: movement disorders; Parkinson's disease; tremor disorders; dystonias; ataxias; mitochondrial disease
Prof. Dr. Magda Tsolaki
Department of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: neurology and dementia; neuropsychology; biomarkers; cases; management; pharmacological and non-pharmacological
Prof. Dr. Giovanna Viticchi
Neurological Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy
Interests: stroke; cognitive impairment; dementia; carotid ultrasound; migraine
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Prof. Dr. Mamede de Carvalho
Instituto de Medicina Molecular, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: clinical neurophysiology; electromyography; motor units; neuromuscular disorders; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
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