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Michael Brainin, MD, FESO, FAHA

Head of the Department for Clinical Neuroscience and Preventive Medicine / Head of the Center for Neurosciences

Michael Brainin, MD, FESO, FAHA

Wing I, GF, Room 0.311
+43 (0)2732 893-2810
+43 (0)2732 893-4810

Donau-Universität Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems

Michael Brainin, MD. Dr (hon), FESO, FAHA

Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine Danube University Krems, Austria.
He was co-founder of the national stroke unit network and founding president of the Austrian Stroke Society 2003-2006.

He was President of the European Stroke Organisation (2012-2014).
Currently he is the President of the World Stroke Organisation (2018-2020).
He is co-chair of the ESO-WSO 2020 Congress to be held in Vienna, Austria.

Dr. Brainin has led the WSO Education Committee 2008-2017 and was editor of the World Stroke Acedemy, a web-based learning platform for the WSO. He chairs the European Master’s Program in Stroke Medicine since 2007.
He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, edited three textbooks on stroke, and has given more than 1.000 invited lectures. His scopus h-index is 46 and scopus citations are >15.000.

He is Senior Editorial Consultant for ‚Stroke’, Associate Editor of the European Journal of Neurology and member of the editorial boards of Neuroepidemiology, International Journal of Stroke, The European Stroke Journal and The Journal of Neurological Sciences. He received several awards, honorary doctorates and honorary memberships from scientific societies.