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Peter Schellinger

Peter Schellinger


Prof Peter Schellinger is Professor of Neurology and Neurogeriatrics and Chairman of the Departments of Neurology and Neurogeriatrics at the Clinical Centre Johannes Wesling in Minden, Germany. He is also a member of the medical faculties of the Universities in Erlangen and Heidelberg (Germany).

Professor Schellinger received his medical training at the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH Aachen, Germany) and the University of Heidelberg and qualified as a PhD and Assistant Professor of Neurology in Heidelberg and Bethesda (USA) in the field of “Novel MRI Techniques in the diagnosis of acute stroke”.

Professor Schellinger’s main research interests are the diagnosis and therapy of acute ischaemic stroke and intracranial haemorrhage, secondary prophylaxis and neuroprotection, and neurological critical care. He has contributed to numerous major acute stroke and intracranial haemorrhage trials and secondary prophylaxis trials for stroke since 1994.

He is a board member of various International and German neurological societies / organisations such as WSO, ESO, ASA, DGN and DSG, and member of the Executive Committee, German Society of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Medicine (DGNI). He is also a fellow member of the American Heart Organization.

He was a member of the editorial boards / committees of European Neurology (2006-2010) and Stroke (2007-2013) and a review board member of Lancet, Lancet Neurology, Stroke, Cerebrovascular Diseases and others. He has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed publications, 3 books and more than 40 book chapters.