International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society

The International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society (IMSCOGS) promotes research about cognition in MS.
It is a point of contact and information for all researchers and health professionals interested in MS cognition.

Prof Hans-Peter Hartung

Prof Hans-Peter Hartung

University of Dusseldorf, Germany

Undergraduate education at the medical schools of the Universities of Duesseldorf, Glasgow, Oxford, Boston (Harvard), Baltimore (Johns Hopkins), London (Institute of Neurology, Queen Square).

Professor Hartung is member of a large number of international and national societies, serving on executive boards (e.g. President ECTRIMS; European Neurological Society; European Charcot Foundation; Guillain Barre Syndrome Foundation International; International Society for Neuroimmunology; International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies; German and NRW MS Societies:WHO Advisory Board on MS), on the edidtorial board of a number of international journals. He has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles in peer reviewd journals, written more than 80 book chapters and edited 7 books on neurology, neuroimmunology, peripheral nerve diseases and multiple sclerosis. He is a corresponding Member of the American Neurological Association and a Clinical Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He is also Fellow of the American Heart Association (Stroke Council).His major clinical and research interests beyond general neurology are in the field of multiple sclerosis, clinical and experimental neuroimmunology, peripheral neuropathies incl Guillain-Barre Syndrome and CIDP, myopathies. He has received several prizes in recognition of his scientific work.

Since 2001 Professor Hans-Peter Hartung holds the Chair of Neurology at Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf and is chairman of the Department of Neurology.