Amos D. Korczyn
Amos D. Korczyn graduated from the Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, in 1966, where he also received an M.S. degree in pharmacology (cum laude), in 1966. He was trained in neurology at Beilinson Hospital and at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London, UK. He served as the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Tel‐Aviv Medical Center, Tel‐Aviv, Israel, from 1981 to 2002, and the Incumbent of the Sieratzki Chair of Neurology at Tel‐Aviv University, from 1995 to 2010. Korczyn has a particular interest in neurodegenerative diseases. He has authored or coauthored over 600 articles in peer‐reviewed journals, as well as chapters in books. He edited several books and special issues in journals and has been serving as a Coeditor of the Journal of the Israeli Neurological Association (JINA), since 2009. He has been serving as an editorial board member of 20 international journals and organized several neurological conferences, mainly in the field of dementia, Parkinson's disease, and other degenerative brain disorders, as well as CONy, the International Congress on Controversies in Neurology. Korczyn also served on advisory boards in several drug discovery programs. Korczyn worked as the Chairman of the Scientific Administrative Board of the Israeli Alzheimer's Disease Association (EMDA) and Member of the SAB of Alzheimer Disease International and has been serving as the Chairman of the WFN Research Committee for Neuropharmacology. Korczyn served as an honorary member of the neurological societies of Israel, Serbia, Poland, and Russia. Korczyn's H‐index is 39.
Biography Updated on 25 March 2014