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Stefan Schwab

Stefan Schwab is Professor of Neurology and Director and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.

He initiated several path breaking studies on decompressive surgery in MCA-infarction, as well as on hypothermia in ischemic stroke.

Dr Schwab’s main interest is improving stroke therapy and diagnosis, neurocritical care, and developing new treatment strategies for severe cerebral ischemia as well as neuroprotection and regulation of blood flow and metabolism. He was several times president of the German Neurocritical care society (DGNI), was president of the German Critical Care Society (DIVI), and is now president of the German Stroke Society. His work was honoured with numerous national and international awards. He is a honorary member of the French Neurological Society, and honorary and visiting professor of Universities in Brazil, Philippines and Chile.

Dr. Schwab has authored and co-authored more than 450 publications and editor of several books and author of more than 40 book chapters.

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