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Zvezdan Pirtosek

Zvezdan Pirtosek MD, PhD

Neurology, Neuroscience
Ljubljana, Osrednjeslovenska, Slovenia

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Zvezdan Pirtošek, M.D. Ph.D. is Professor of Neurology and Professor of Cognitive neuroscience, currently serving as Head of Department of Neurology at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana and Head of Chair of Neurology at the Medical Faculty of University of Ljubljana.
He did his postgraduste studies and subspecialization in neurodegenerative disorders and cognitive neurophysiology at Institute of Neurology Queen Square London (UCL). In Slovenia, he is a co-founder of the Slovene Association of patients with Parkinson's disease TREPETLIKA. He founded Centre for Cognitive disorders and Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience. He was principal investigator in several research projects in the field of dementia. He is active internationally, serving also as amember of the Management Board of the EU JPND (Joint Programming for Neurodegenerative disorders, particularly Alzheimer's disease).
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