Lassmann, Hans

Vienna | Austria

Lassmann, Hans

Vienna | Austria

Biography

Prof. Hans Lassmann PhD
Dept. Neuroimmunology
Center for Brain Research
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna | Austria

Hans Lassmann is retired Professor for Neuroimmunology at the Center for Brain Research at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. His major research interests are in the field of neuroimmunology and immunopathology of the central nervous system with special focus on the pathogenesis of inflammatory brain diseases, including multiple sclerosis. He combines basic research in experimental disease models with translational research in humans. He has received numerous research wards, including the Charcot award, the research prize of the Sobek foundation and the Zülch Award of the Reemtsma Stiftung. He is honorary member of the Japanese and the French Neurological Societies and Member of the Austrian and the German (Leopoldina) Academies of Sciences.