Dr. Kurt Jellinger
Institute of Clinical Neurobiology
Kurt A Jellinger, born 1931 in Vienna, is Professor of Neurology and Neuropathology at the Medical University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria), was director of the Department of Neurology, Lainz Hospital in Vienna and since 2002, director of the Institute of Clinical Neurobiology (Vienna, Austria). He has been the recipient of numerous international grants and awards, is a member of numerous national and international scientific societies, editor of many international journals of neurology, neuroscience and neuropathology. His publication records exceeds 1,000 in perr-reviewed journals, 170 contributions in scientific book, inclduding several as editor, as well as 1.300 lectures at international meetings. For the last 50 years, his research included many fields of clinical neuropathology, neurochemistry and descriptive neurobiology.
His current research is focused on the neuropathology, molecular pathology and pathogenesis of movement disorders, neurodegenerative dementias, vascular cognitive disorders, late-life dementia and problems of cell death in CNS aging.