Robert Weissert

University Professor of Clinical Neurobiology/SeniUniversity of Regensburg Medical School, Germany

Robert Weissert did his training in Neurology, Neuroimmunology, Immunology and Genetics in Tuebingen (Germany), Miami and Chicago (USA) and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (Sweden). Between 1999 and 2007, beside his clinical duties as neurologist at the University Hospital in Tuebingen, he headed a group of Experimental Neuroimmunology funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Hertie Institute of Clinical Brain Research in Tuebingen. 2007 to 2010 he worked as a Director in Research and Development of a large pharmaceutical company in Geneva, Switzerland and was a senior physician in the Department of Neurology of the Cantonal Hospital of the University of Geneva. Since 2011 Robert Weissert is working as Senior Physician (Neurology) and Researcher at the University of Regensburg in Germany where he was appointed University Professor of Clinical Neurobiology with focus on Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectiology in 2012. Robert Weissert has made important contributions to the understanding of pathogenesis of neuroimmunological diseases and establishment of novel treatment options with focus on multiple sclerosis.

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Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis - Models, Disease Biology and Experimental Therapy is totally focused on the model of multiple sclerosis, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). The book chapters give a very good and in depth overview about the currently existing and most used EAE models. In addition, chapters dealing with novel experimental therapeutic approaches demonstrate the usefulness of the EAE model for MS research. With an international perspective, this book features contributions from authors throughout the world, Australia, Germany, Japan, Spain, Taiwan, and USA. There is an impressive international Faculty that provides insight into current research themes. This further demonstrates the importance of EAE in research all over the world. The book will provide established researchers and students with novel insights and guidance for their research and will help to push the field forward.

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