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Section Board for 'Clinical Neurology' (56)

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Prof. Dr. Lindsay A. Farrer
Section Editor-in-Chief
Departments of Medicine (Biomedical Genetics), Neurology, Ophthalmology, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: clinical trials; epigenetics; genomics; angiogenesis; personalized and precision medicine; metabolomics; proteomics; gene expression; extracellular RNA; disease mechanism; induced pluripotent stem cells; primary cell lines; organoids; imaging; phenotyping; in vivo and in vitro models of AMD; AMD and diseases with overlapping pathophysiology; big data
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Prof. Dr. Jianguo Zhang
Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
Interests: neuromodulation; epilepsy; parkinson disease; deep brain stimulation; essential tremor; dystonia
Dr. Stephane Legriel
Centre Hospitalier de Versailles,Med Surg Intens Care Unit,Le Chesnay, France
Interests: critical care medicine; neurocritical care; clinical neurophysiology
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Dr. Sanford Auerbach
1. Neurology Department, Boston University School of Medicine, Medical Campus, MA 02118, USA
2. Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interests: sleep disorders; behavioral neurology; dementia
Prof. Dr. Maria A. Poca
Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology and Neurosurgery Research Unit (UNINN) Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d’Hebron 119–129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: cerebrospinal fluid dynamics; normotensive hydrocephalus; traumatic brain injuries (TBI); pediatric neurosurgery; skull base surgery; surgery of the cranio-cervical junction
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Prof. Dr. Temel Yasin
Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: deep brain stimulation (DBS); Parkinson’s disease; subthalamic nucleus; dorsal raphe
Prof. Dr. Rafael Badenes
Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: traumatic brain injury; brain oxygenation; sedation; ICP; delirium; mechanical ventilation; organ donation
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Dr. Harold L. Rekate
Dept Neurosurg, Hofstra Northwell Sch Med, Hempstead, NY 11549, USA
Interests: neurosurgery; intracranial pressure; hydrocephalus
Prof. Simona Bonavita
Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, 80138 Napoli, Italy
Interests: digital technology; multiple sclerosis; pilates exercise; hydrobike; mood disturbances
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Dr. Timo Siepmann
Dresden Neurovascular Center, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Interests: brain-heart axis; secondary prevention of ischemic stroke; autonomic control of neurovascular function; clinical neuropharmacology COVID-19 and stroke; clinical research methodology; medical and research education
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Dr. Aaron S. Dumont
Department Neurosurgery, Tulane Center for Clinical Neurosciences, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Interests: stroke; cerebrovascular disease; cerebral aneurysms; subarachnoid hemorrhage; brain injury; inflammation; oxidative stress; mitochondria; vascular smooth muscle
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Prof. Dr. Sabrina Ravaglia
IRCCS Fondazione Mondinodo, via mondino 2, Pavia, Italy
Interests: neuromuscular disorders
Dr. Anna Bersano
Cerebrovascular Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
Interests: ischemic stroke; stroke; neurological disease; arteriopathy; moyamoya angiopathy (MA)
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Dr. Francesco Brigo
Department of Neurology, Franz Tappeiner Hospital, Merano, Italy
Interests: neurology; evidence-based medicine; epilepsy; multiple sclerosis
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Dr. Francesco Acerbi
Department of Neurosurgery, Foundation IRCCS Istituto Neurologico “C. Besta”, via Celoria 11, Milano, Italy
Interests: neuro-oncological surgery; neurovascular surgery; intraoperative fluorescence in neurosurgery; cerebral blood flow monitoring; skull-base surgery; techniques of cerebral revascularization; experimental microneurosurgery
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Dr. Alessio Di Fonzo
Neurology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy
Interests: Parkinson’s Disease; Neurogenetics; Genetic Dystonia; Genetic Ataxia
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Dr. Stefan Evers
Department of Neurology, University of Münster, 48129 Münster, Germany
Interests: migraine; epilepsy; pain; neuromanifestation of HIV infection
Prof. Dr. Georgios Tsivgoulis
1. Professor & Chairman, Second Department of Neurology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, 15344 Athens, Greece
2. Visiting Professor & Director of Stroke Research, Department of Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: neurology; ischemic stroke; COVID-19; neuroimaging; cerebrovascular diseases
Prof. Dr. Hyuntae Park
Department of Health Care Science, Dong-A University, Busan 49315, Korea
Interests: dementia; physical activity; frailty; brain function; exercise
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Dr. Peter Sporns
1. Department of Neuroradiology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
2. Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Interests: intracerebral hemorrhage; ischemic stroke; neuroimaging; neurointervention
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Prof. Dr. Giulia Bivona
Institute of Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Molecular Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Biomedicine, Neurosciences and Advanced Diagnostics, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy
Interests: neuro-immune interactions; neurodegeneration; CSF biomarkers; vitamin D; biomarkers; laboratory medicine; clinical chemistry
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Dr. Mariarosaria Valente
Department of Neurosciences, Clinical Neurology, Udine University Hospital, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: stroke; headache; multiple sclerosis; sleep disorders
Prof. Dr. Marco Bozzali
1. "Rita Levi Montalcini" Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
2. Department of Neuroscience, University of Sussex, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Falmer, UK
3. Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
Interests: Alzheimer's disease; Dementia; Multiple Sclerosis; Myotonic dystrophy; Autonomic nervous system; structural and functional MRI; TMS
Dr. Annelien Duits
1. Department of Medical Psychology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2. Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: memory; neuropsychology; executive function; cognition; neuropsychological tests
Prof. Dr. Nathaniel Watson
1. Department of Neurology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, DC, USA
2. UW Medicine Sleep Center, Seattle, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: sleep medicine; sleep duration; sleep epidemiology; narcolepsy; central nervous system hypersomnias
Dr. Giuseppe Lanza
Oasi Research Institute-IRCCS, University of Catania, Troina, Italy
Interests: cognitive neuroscience; dementia; cerebrovascular; neurodegenerative diseases; neuropsychiatric disorders; sleep disorders; neuroceliachia
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Prof. Dr. Yasin Temel
Department of Neurosurgery, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: neurosurgery; neuromodulation; deep brain stimulation; movement disorders; skull base tumours; vestibular schwannoma; chordoma
Prof. Dr. Gordon H. Baltuch
Department of Neurosurgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Washington Square West Building, Philadelphia, PA,USA
Interests: neurosurgery; back surgery; benign neoplasm of brain; biopsy of the brain; brain tumors bulging disc; brain surgery
Dr. Francesca Morgante
1. Neurosciences Research Centre, Molecular & Clinical Sciences Research Institute, St George's, University of London, London, UK
2. Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: Parkinson’s disease; dystonia; tremor; deep brain stimulation; device aided therapies; rare movement disorders
Prof. Dr. Tissa Wijeratne
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1. La Trobe University, Melbourne and University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
2. Department of Neurology ,Western Health, AIMMS, WCHRE level three, Melbourne Medical School & Sunshine Hospital, St Albans, VIC 3021, Australia
Interests: neuroinflammation; stroke; systems biology; public health; headache; migraine; movement disorders; advocacy
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Dr. Morgan Broggi
Department of Neurosurgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milano, Italy
Interests: neurosurgery; brain tumors; glioma; neuro-endoscopy; hydrocephalus; neurovascular neurosurgery; fluorescent guided neurosurgery
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Dr. Angeles Almeida
Institute of Functional Biology and Genomics (IBFG), CSIC, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Interests: stroke; neurodegeneration; neurogenesis; biomarkers; prognosis
Dr. Aristeidis H. Katsanos
McMaster University and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Interests: prevention; neurosonology; epidemiology; evidence-based medicine
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Prof. Dr. Robert C. Cantu
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Department of Neurology, Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease and CTE Centers, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA;
Department of Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA; Concussion Legacy Foundation, Boston, MA, USA;
Department of Neurosurgery, Emerson Hospital, Concord, USA
Interests: Neurosurgery; Spine Surgery; Sports Medicine; Concussion Care
Prof. Dr. Philipp Albrecht
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Neurologische Klinik, Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: multiple sclerosis; neuromyelitis spectrum disorders; optical coherence tomography; visual evoked potentials; botulinum neurotoxin therapy; general neurology
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Prof. Umberto Aguglia
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy Regional Epilepsy Center, Great Metropolitan Hospital Reggio Cal, Reggio di Calabria, Italy
Interests: epilepsy; electroencephalography; clinical neurophysiology; clinical neurology
Prof. Roberto Ceravolo
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: clinical neuropharmacology; neuroimaging; neurodegenerative diseases; Parkinson’s disease; movement disorders
Prof. Ivan Bodis-Wollner

Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Medical Center of State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Interests: neurodegenerative diseases; Spatial contrast sensitivSiri Maty; pattern ERG; levodopa therapy
Dr. Aria Nouri
Department of Neurosurgery, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); cervical canal stenosis; Subacute Combined Degeneration of the Spinal Cord (SACD); anemia and DCM; cervical spine surgery; surgical decision-making; surgical outcome prediction; Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament (OPLL); cervical spondylolithesis
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Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Hartung
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Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty, Heinrich-Heine-University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: immune mediated neurological disroders; multiple sclerosis; NMOSD; immune encephalitides; immune neuropathies; Guillan Barre syndrome and CIDP
Dr. Giulio Disanto
Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
Interests: general neurology; multiple sclerosis and demyelinating diseases; genetics; epidemiology; biomarkers
Dr. Junghee Lee
Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center (BU ADC), Boston, MA, USA
Interests: neuroscience; neuronal cell death and survival; epigenetic modifications; synaptic transmission; primary cell culture; neuron; astrocyte; microglia; oligodendrocyte; motor neuron; Alzheimer’s disease; Huntington’s disease; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Parkinson’s disease; oxidative stress; non-cell autonomous toxicity; signal transduction
Prof. Dr. Hugues Chabriat
Head, Department of Neurology University Hospital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
Interests: stroke clinical trial; stroke recovery; cerebral small vessel disease; vascular leukoencephalopathy; cerebral vein thrombosis; neuroimaging; hereditary cerebrovascular diseases
Prof. Dr. Pierre Gressens
Research Officer (DR2 Inserm) and Director, UMR 676 Inserm-Paris 7 University, Robert-Debré Hospital, Paris, France
Interests: neuroinflammation; microglia; neuroprotection; stem cells; developing brain; white matter damage; nanoparticules
Dr. Samar S. Ayache
1. EA4391 Excitabilité Nerveuse & Therapeutique, Université Paris Est Créteil, 94010 Creteil, France
2. Neurophysiology department, Henri Mondor Hospital, 94010 Créteil, France
Interests: multiple sclerosis; MS fatigue; MS pain; neurophysiology; evoked potentials; electroencephalography; non-invasive brain stimulation
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Dr. Moussa Antoine Chalah
1. Excitabilité Nerveuse et Thérapeutique, Université Paris-Est-Créteil, 94000 Créteil, France
2. Service de Physiologie - Explorations Fonctionnelles, Hôpital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, 94000 Créteil, France
Interests: neurosciences; multiple sclerosis; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS); Transcranial Direct- Current Stimulation (tDCS)
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Prof. Dr. Michael G. Hennerici
Department of Neurology, Universitätsklinikum Mannheim, Ruprecht‐Karls‐Universität Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
Interests: stroke; neuroprotection; neurodegeneration; brain diseases; neuroimaging; neurophysiology; movement disorders
Dr. Divyanshu Dubey
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Interests: neuroimmunology; autoimmune encephalitis; autoimmune epilepsy; neuromyelitis optica; inflammatory neuropathy; myositis
Dr. Devin K. Binder
Division of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: aquaporin-4; astrocytes and epilepsy; neurophotonics; neuroengineering
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
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Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Filosto
1. Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
2. NeMO-Brescia Clinical Center for Neuromuscular Diseases; ERN Euro-NMD Center for Neuromuscular Diseases, ASST Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
Interests: clinical; diagnostic; pathological and pathophysiological aspects of neuromuscular diseases; including metabolic myopathies (muscle glycogenosis; lipid storage myopathies; and mitochondrial diseases); muscular dystrophies; neuropathies and motor neuron diseases
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Dr. Sang Ryong Kim
Director of Neurodegeneration Control Lab., School of Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Brain Science and Engineering Institute, Kyungpook National University, Biotechnology Room 312, Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: Parkinson's disease; neurodegeneration; neuroprotection; neurorestoration; neurotrophic factors
Dr. Giuseppe Ristagno
1. Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation University of Milan, Italy
2. Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
Interests: cardiac arrest; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; emergency medicine; critical care; trauma
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Dr. Jussi Sipilä
1. Clinical Neurosciences, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
2. Department of Neurology, North Karelia Central Hospital, Siun Sote, Joensuu, Finland
Interests: clinical neuroepidemiology; clinical (adult) neurology; movement disorders; Huntington's disease; Parkinson's disease; Guillain-Barré syndrome; multiple sclerosis; stroke; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myoclonic epilepsy
Prof. Dr. Mark S. Sands
Washington University School of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Box 8007, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Interests: inborn errors of metabolism; neurodegenerative disease; gene therapy; stem cells; Lysosomal storage diseases
Prof. Dr. Evan Y. Snyder
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, UCSD Faculty, 10901 North Torrey Pines Road, Room 7261, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: stem cells; neural transplantation; neurodegenerative diseases; regenerative medicine; gene therapy; cancer; melanoma; peripheral vascular disease; arthritis; muscular dystrophy; Alzheimer's disease; Huntington's disease; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; injury; childhood diseases; neurological and psychiatric disorders
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