Depaertment for Neurosciences and Prevention
Michael Brainin, MD PhD Dr(hons) FESO FAHA FEAN FWSO Professor emeritus and Chair, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine Danube University Krems, Austria (2000- 2020) Co-founder of the national stroke unit network and founding president of the Austrian Stroke Society 2003-2006.President of the European Stroke Organisation (ESO, 2012-2014) and President of the World Stroke Organisation (2018-2020). He currently is co-chair of the WSO Global Policy Committee. Dr. Brainin has led numerous stroke educational activities around the world and was founder and editor of the World Stroke Academy. He directs the European Master’s Program in Stroke Medicine since 2007, which now has an extended network of alumni.He has given more than 1.000 invited lectures at conferences and tutorials around the world. His scopus h-index is 54, reads are more than 110,000 and citations are +32.000. He is or was editor and board member of a number of neurological journals including Stroke, European Journal of Neurology, and International Journal of Stroke. He received several awards and nominations most recently the ESO Presidential Award 2021.