Hans-Peter Hartung MD FRCP FAAN FANA
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
40225 Düsseldorf – Germany
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Professor Hartung received his undergraduate training at the Universities of Düsseldorf, Glasgow, Oxford and London. After graduation as MD in 1980 he served an immunology fellowship at the University of Mainz. He started his career in neurology at the University of Düsseldorf, where he became assistant professor in 1987. He was appointed professor and head of the MS clinical research group at the University of Würzburg in 1990 and moved in 1997 to Graz, Austria, to become chairman of the University Department of Neurology. He is currently chair of the Department of Neurology at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, a position he has held since 2001. He is also co-director of the Center of Neuropsychiatry and head of the Division of Neurology at LVR KLinikum of Heinrich-Heine-University.
Professor Hartung’s clinical and research interests are in the field of basic and clinical neuroimmunology and in particular multiple sclerosis. He has authored or co-authored more than 800 articles in peer-reviewed journals, many book chapters and edited nine books.
He has been involved as member of the Steering Committee in numerous international multi-centre therapeutic trials in multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré Syndrome and CIDP.
He was President of ECTRIMS and serves amongst others on the executive boards of the European Charcot Foundation, Peripheral Nerve Society, the Medical Advisory Boards of the GBS CIDP Foundation International, MS Scoieties International Federation (MSIF) and the German MS Society. He is also member of the Editorial Board of a number of international journals.Professor Hartung is a Corresponding Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, Honorary Member of the All Russian Neurological Society, Corresponding Fellow of the American Neurological Association, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.