Professor of Neuroimmunology, Head of Department
Center for Brain Research
Hans Lassmann graduated from Medical School at the University of Vienna in 1975. He then joined the Institute of Neurology of the University of Vienna for training in clinical and experimental neuropathology. In addition he spent one year as a post doc at the Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities in New York. In 1990 he became director of the Research Unit for Experimental Neuropathology of the Austrian Academy of Science and in 1993 Professor for Experimental Neuropathology in the University of Vienna. From 1999 to 2007 he was the founding director of the Center for Brain Research of the Medical University of Vienna. He is currently Professor for Neuroimmunology at the Medical University of Vienna. He has received many research awards, including the Charcot Award (2005) of the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies for Life Long Achievement in Multiple Sclerosis Research, the Research Award (2000) of the SOBEK Foundation for outstanding research in multiple sclerosis and the K.J. Zülch Award (2010) for outstanding basic research in neurology. His current research activities concentrate on the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system with special focus on multiple sclerosis.
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