Invited faculty

It is our great pleasure to announce confirmed faculty

  • Professor Hagai Bergman M.D. Ph.D. Department of Medical Neurobiology (Physiology), Institute of medical research – Israel Canada (IMRIC), Faculty of Medicine The Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC)The Hebrew university, Jerusalem, ISRAEL Department of Neurosurgery Hadassah medical center, Jerusalem, Israel: “Sleep and Sedation in the basal ganglia-thalamic networks and in the DBS theater”
  • Professor Abdelhamid Benazzouz, PhD, IMN – Institut des Maladies Neurodégénératives – Université de Bordeaux Centre Broca Nouvelle-Aquitaine – France: “Pathophysiology of motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease”
  • Professor Kailash Bhatia, M.D., PhD, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK: “Importance of clinical examination in DBS decisions”
  • Associate Professor Darko Chudy, MD, PhD, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia: “DBS in patients with disorder of consciousness”
  • Professor Maria Fiorella Contorino, MD PhD, Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, Department of Neurology, Haga Teaching Hospital, The Hague, The Netherlands: “LFP guided and closed loop DBS – where are we now”
  • Associate Professor Dejan Georgiev, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia: “Troubleshooting and failed DBS- how to solve?”
  • Professor Marwan Hariz, MD, PhD, Depertment of neurosurgery Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden: “From DBS imaging to DBS imagining”
  • Professor Sir John Hardy, M.D., PhD, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK: “Genetics and parkinsonisms”
  • Associate Professor Gun Marie Hariz, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Clinical Sciences, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden: “ADL, Quality of life, and gender issues in DBS studies”
  • Associate Professor Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, Medical Director, Movement Disorders Neuromodulation and Brain Circuit Therapeutics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY United States : “DBS for Tourette syndrome: from refractory to responder”
  • Professor Norbert Kovacs, MD, PhD, D. Sc. neurologist, full professor, vice director, Department of Neurology Director, Movement Disorders Unit, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary, President, Hungarian Scientific Parkinson Society: “Comparison of new technologies in Parkinson’s disease”
  • Professor Patricia Limousin, MD, PhD, Unit of Functional Neurosurgery, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom: “DBS for Parkinson’s disease: past, present, and future”
  • Professor Andres Lozano, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada: “Advances in Functional Neurosurgery” 
  • Professor Elena Moro, MD, PhD, CHU Grenoble, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France President-Elect of European Academy of Neurology: “Gender differences and diversity in Parkinson’s disease”
  • Pepjin van den Munckhof, MD, PhD, Department of neurosurgery, University Medical Centar Amsterdam, The Netherlands: „7 Tesla MRI in STN DBS for PD patients“
  • Professor Joachim K.Krauss, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery, MHH Hannover: “DBS for dystonia: the pallidum and beyond”.