Martino, Gianvito

Division of Neuroscience San Raffaele Hospital – Milan Gianvito Martino received his Medical Degree in 1987 from the University of Pavia (Italy) where he completed his residency in Neurology in 1991. In 1990, he was a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Neurology of the Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden) and, from 1991 to 1992, he held the position of Research Associate at the Department of Neurology of the University of Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA). From 2016, he has been appointed as Scientific Director of the San Raffaele Scientific Institute. He is full professor of Experimental Biology at the San Raffaele [...]

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Willison, Hugh J.

Professor of Neurology, University of Glasgow Honorary Consultant Neurologist, South Glasgow Hospitals University  NHS Trust Director, NHS Diagnostic Neuroimmunology Laboratory, Southern General Hospital Professor Hugh Willison is a tenured staff member at the University of Glasgow College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Science in the Institute of infection Immunity and Inflammation, and also holds an Honorary Clinical Consultant Neurologist contract with the South Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has a specialist interest in peripheral nerve disorders and researches this area at the clinical and laboratory level. In particular, he combines his clinical and research activity on autoimmune diseases including [...]

29/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Vincent, Angela

Emeritus Research Fellow at Somerville College Emeritus Professor of Neuroimmunology at the University of Oxford Angela Vincent (born 1942) is an Emeritus Professor of Neuroimmunology at the University of Oxford and Emeritus Research Fellow of Somerville College. She qualified as a doctor in London but after one year of internship she embarked on an MSc in Biochemistry at University College and did not pursue further clinical training. She was an Honorary Consultant in Immunology and established the Oxford Neuroimmunology Service for detection of autoantibodies in neurological diseases. Her clinical interests are in the role of auto-antibodies to ion channels and [...]

28/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Vedeler, Christian

Christian Vedeler is senior consultant and professor at the Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital and Department for Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Norway. He is the head of the neuroimmunology section at the Neurology department, group leader for the Research group on Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndromes (PNS) at the University ( and board member of the newly-found Neuro-SysMed Center of Excellence for Research in Brain Diseases in Norway. <— Antonio Uccelli      Angela Vincent —>

27/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Altintas, Ayse

Professor of Neurology Koc University, School of Medicine, Neurology Dept. EDUCATION University of Ege, School of Medicine; M.D. 1986 RESIDENCY University of Ege, School of Medicine; Department of Neurology, 1987-1992 APPOINTMENTS Consultant in Neurology, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, 02/1995- present Associate Professor, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, 11/1997-08/2003 Professor in Neurology, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, 08/2003- May 2018 Professor in Neurology, Koc University, School of Medicine, since June 2018 OVERSEAS ACTIVITIES Visiting research fellow, Departments of Neurology and Immunology (Neuroimmunology), Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA, 03/1991-03/1992 Visiting Scientist, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, [...]

26/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Bradl, Monika

Monika Bradl is associated Professor at the Center for Brain Research (Medical University Vienna, Austria ( Her research interests include the autoimmune mechanisms and cellular and pathological processes involved in neuroimmunological diseases, especially neuromyelitis optica. She obtained a degree in Biology at the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg (Germany) in 1986, a PhD in Biology (Dr. rer. nat.) in 1989, and then went to Philadelphia (USA) for a post-doctoral fellowship at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. After her return to Germany in 1992, she was a group leader at the Max-Planck-Institute for Neurobiology in Martinsried in the Department Neuroimmunology. In 2002, she obtained [...]

24/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Comabella, Manuel

MD, PhD Neurologist. Neurology / Neuroimmunology Department. Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Director of Laboratory. MS Centre of Catalonia Vall d'Hebron University Hospital EDUCATION Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona - MD - 1990 - Medicine and Surgery Residence in Neurology - Neurologist - 1995 - Neurology Facultat de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona - PhD - 2013 - Medicine RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2015 – Coordinator of the BioMSeu (European Consortium for CSF Biomarker Research; 2013 – Coordinator of Neurosciences. Fundació Institut de Recerca Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 2013 – Member of the Internal Scientific Committee. Fundació Institut [...]

23/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Furlan, Roberto

Head of Clinical Neuroimmunology Unit Institute of Experimental Neurology Roberto Furlan graduated in medicine at the University of Milano in 1991. After the MD degree, in 1992 he was visiting scientist in the Department of Neurology from the University of Chicago, working on HTLV-I. The following year (1993) he completed a research project on HTLV-I in the Clinical Laboratories of the Sao Rafael Hospital in Salvador-Bahia, in Brazil. From 1994 to 1995 he worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA on HSV-1-mediated gene therapy of the central nervous system. [...]

22/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Grigoriadis, Nikolaos C.

PLACE AND DATE OF BIRTH: Veria, Central Macedonia, Greece – 4 November 1964 NATIONALITY: Greek Family Status: Married MD, PhD, Neurology department Identity Number AB 675908 Medical Licence Number 841/25-1-1991 Issuing State Perfecture of Serres, Greece STUDIES AND ACADEMIC CAREER 6/1989 Graduation (MD degree) from Aristotle University, Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece 6/1989-9/1989: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, London, UK (Prof G. Vrbova) 9/1991-5/1995 PhD thesis, in Neurophysiology/ Neurobiology, entitled: “The effect of neuromuscular activity on lower motoneurone development” in the Laboratory of Experimental Physiology and the B’ Department of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece [...]

21/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Jagodic, Maja

Professor of Neuroinflammation Department of Clinical Neuroscience Center for Molecular Medicine Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden Website: Maja Jagodic completed her MSc degree at the University of Belgrade, Serbia in Molecular Biology and Physiology specializing in Experimental Medicine in 1999. She then moved to Sweden, where she obtained her PhD degree at the Karolinska Institutet studying genetic predisposition to autoimmune diseases in model organisms in 2004. After thesis defence, she spent a year at the Karolinska Institutet gaining skills in human genetics. Already towards the end of her PhD thesis, Maja became fascinated by the field of epigenetics. Epigenetic mechanisms [...]

20/01/2023|Categories: Board|
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