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Anna Członkowska

Poland

Prof. Anna Członkowska MD, PhD finished Medical Academy in Warsaw. Since 1985, she is employed in the 2nd Department of Neurology in the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw (till end of 2014 as the head of the department). She is since years also collaborating with Department of Pharmacology, Warsaw Medical University.

Her main interests are: stroke (epidemiology, treatment, rehabilitation), neuroimmunology (multiple sclerosis, local and systemic immunity in neurodegeneration) and  Wilson’s disease.  She has passed several fellowships in neuroimmology and neuropathology (UK, Germany, USA) and participated in many stroke clinical studies.

She was coordinating in Poland the National Program for Prevention and Treatment of Stroke and the neurological part of the National Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment Program in years 1997-2008. She is president of Cerebrovascular Section of Polish Neurological Society. She is a member of the directory board of Central and East European  Stroke Society, and for 4 years was the president of this society, organizing several teaching courses and stroke congress for this region. For a few years she served as the member of Directory Board of International Stroke Society, World Stroke Organization and European Stroke Organization.

She is the member of Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, member correspondent of Polish Academy of Science, American Neurological Association, German Society of Neurology and she is Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. She was promoting over 40 PhD students, and many from her group gained  further degrees and independent positions in research or clinical neurology.

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