Kurt A. Jellinger

Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, Austria


Kurt A. Jellinger was born in Vienna. He obtained his M.D. degree from the University of Vienna, School of Medicine where he specialized in neurology and psychiatry. He was an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Neurology, Vienna in 1966 and a Full Professor of neuropathology medicine at the University of Vienna in 1973. He was the Director for the Department of Neurology and L. Boltzmann Institute of Clinical Neurobiology in 1977-2002. He was also a Guest Professor of medicine at the University Innsbruck and Graz in 1998-2000. Professor Jellinger is a Member of many national and international societies and a Honorary Member of German and Austrian Societies of Neurology, Neuropathology, Alzheimer, and Parkinson disease societies and French and Hungarian societies of Neurology. He was awarded by several national and international awards for Medical Science, City of Vienna, Alzheimer-obelisk, Senator Burda and Lundbeck awards for Parkinson research, A.M. Jakob medal of German Society of Neuropathology, and Meritorious Service award Amer. Ass. Neuropathol. Professor Jellinger was the Executive Editor of Acta Neuropathologica (1978-2005) and a Member of editorial boards of many international journals. He Published 557 papers in international refereed journals. He is the editor and coeditor of several books and chapters in handbooks. His research interest is basic and clinical neuropathology, neurodegenerative diseases, dementias, movement disorders, problems of aging brain, and neuronal death.

Biography Updated on 3 July 2011

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