J. Bogousslavsky graduated from the University of Geneva, before training in neurology in Paris, Zurich, London Ontario, and Lausanne. His main fields of expertise in neurology and neuro-rehabilitation including cerebrovascular disease and stroke (acute therapy, prevention, and recovery), neurodegenerative diseases and movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, higher brain function disorders and Alzheimer’s disease, and general neurology. He founded the Lausanne Stroke Registry, which has included over 5000 patients with first stroke. He has contributed as a Chair, Executive or Steering Committee Member, or Safety and Data Management Committee Member for numerous multicenter randomized clinical trials for acute stroke therapy and stroke prevention. He is now also involved in the study of neurological disorders affecting artistic creativity and in projects on the history of neurology and psychiatry. From 1996 to 2006, he was a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology, a Professor of Cerebrovascular Disease at the University of Lausanne, and the Head of Neurology Services at University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland. Since 2006, he has been the Chief of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation Services at the Valmont-Genolier Hospital, and the Head of the Center for Brain and Nervous System Diseases in the Genolier Swiss Medical Network. He is the author or coauthor of over 600 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, and author or editor of over 50 books.
Biography Updated on 17 February 2011