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Dr. Kurt Jellinger

Geriatric Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuropathology

Austria

66 years of experience

Specialty

Specialties

Geriatric Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuropathology

Subspecialties

Neurodegenerative Diseases, Dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Movement Disorders

Procedures Performed

Work Experience

Chief

Institute of Clinical Neurobiology

Vienna, Austria.

from 2002

Full Professor of Neuropathology

Medical University of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

from 1973

Guest Professor

University of Graz and Medical University of Innsbruck

Austria.

1998 - 2000

Director

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Clinical Neurobiology

Vienna, Austria.

1977 - 2002

Director

Department of Neurology, Lainz Hospital

Vienna, Austria.

1976 - 1997

Assistant Professor

Institute of Neurology

Vienna, Austria.

1966 - 1973

Education

MD: Medical University of Vienna

1956

Biography

Dr. Kurt Jellinger is a specialist in neurology, neuropathology, and psychiatry. He received his Medical Degree from the Medical University of Vienna. He became a Full Professor of neuropathology in 1973 and was appointed as the Director of the Department of Neurology at Lainz-Hospital in 1976. Dr. Jellinger later became the Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Clinical Neurobiology. Since 2002, he has been the Chief of the Institute of Clinical Neurobiology.

Dr. Jellinger's expertise and research interests lie in Neuropathology, brain aging, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, non-Alzheimer dementias, movement disorders, CNS aging, neurodegenerative disorders and vascular dementia, multiple system atrophy, and synucleinopathies.

Dr. Jellinger is a member of many national and international societies. He was president of the Austrian Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (1990–1992), President of the Austrian Society of Neuropathology (1994–1998), and is a board member of the Austrian Alzheimer Society, where he was Vice-President (1997–2002). Moreover, Dr. Jellinger was a Vice President of the International Society of Neuropathology from 1981 to 1984.

Dr. Jellinger was an executive editor of Acta Neuropathologica (1978-2005). He is a member of the editorial boards of many international journals. His publications consist of 582 papers in international refereed journals, 536 proceedings, letters, editorials, and commentaries; 180 reviews; 185 contributions or chapters in books, and 696 abstracts. He is an Editor and co-editor of 10 books.

Affiliations

Honorary Member, German Society of Neurology

Honorary Member, Austrian Society of Neurology and Psychiatry

Honorary Member, German Society of Neuropathology

Honorary Member, Austrian Society of Neuropathology

Honorary Member, German Alzheimer Society

Honorary Member, Austrian Alzheimer Society

Honorary Member, German Society for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders

Honorary Member, Austrian Parkinson Society

Honorary Member, French Society of Neurology

Honorary Member, Hungarian Neurological Society

Honorary Member, International Society of Neuropathology

Honorary Foreign Member, Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

President, Austrian Society of Neuropathology (1994–1998)

President, Austrian Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (1990–1992)

Vice President, International Society of Neuropathology (1981-1984)

Awards

Cotzias Award of the Movement study group of the Spanisch Society of Neuropathology

2011

Istvan Környey Tarscosag Award

2005

Lundbeck Award for Parkinson Research

2003

Karl Maria Jakob Medal of the German Association of Neuropathology

2003

Senator-Doctor Franz Burda Award

2000

Alzheimer-Obelisk

1998

Publications

Dr. Kurt Jellinger has more than 1000 publications

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