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Hans Peter Hartung

Hans Peter Hartung
Director of the Center for Neuropsychiatry and Chair of the Department of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf
Dusseldorf, Germany

Hans-Peter Hartung is currently chair of the Department of Neurology at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, a position he has held since 2001, and since 2013 director of the Center for Neuropsychiatry. He is in charge of two busy inpatient departments with a total of 100 beds including supraregional comprehensive stroke unit. Professor Hartung’s clinical and translational research interests are in the field of basic and clinical neuroimmunology and in particular multiple sclerosis and immune neuropathies. He has authored or co-authored more than 900 articles in peer-reviewed journals, one hundred book chapters and edited nine books. He oversees the various research activities (clinical and preclinical) in his department that relate to Parkinson`s and movement disorders incl deep brain stimulation, stroke, neuromuscular disorders, neuro-HIV and infectious diseases, spinal cord injury, repair strategies in CNS and PNS. He has been involved as member of the Steering Committee in numerous international multi-centre therapeutic phase 2 and 3 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 (treasurer),  the  International  Society  of Neuroimmunology, European School of Neuroimmunology, Peripheral Nerve Society, WHO Working Group on Multiple Sclerosis, GBS Foundation International, the Medical Advisory Board of the International (MSIF) and the German MS Society, and the US NMS Society and ECTRIMS clinical trials committee, and member of the management groups of the EAN panels on general neurology and multiple sclerosis. He was member of the executive committee of the European Neurological Society and member of the teaching course committee of the European Federation of Neurological Societies. He is/ was also member of the Editorial Board of a  number  of international  journals  including Annals  of  Neurology, Nature  Reviews  Neurology, Current  Opinion  in  Neurology ,European Neurology, Journal of Neuroimmunology, Journal of Neuroinflammation (Associate Editor), Journal of Neurology, Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery Psychiatry, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair (Associate Editor), Open Access Neurology, Frontiers Immunology, Frontiers Neurology (Chief Specialty Editor), Muscle Nerve and others. 

Disclosure of faculty relationships

Hans-Peter Hartung declared to have received honoraria or consultation fees from Bayer Healthcare GnbH, Biogen Idec, GeNeuro, Genzyme, Hoffman-La Roche, Medimmune, Merck Serono, Novartis, Teva, Sanofi Aventis.

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