Amos Korczyn, Israel

Professor Amos D. Korczyn is the Sieratzki Professor of Neurology at Tel-Aviv University.  He is the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Tel-Aviv Medical Center since 1981.  Professor Korczyn graduated from the Hebrew University – Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem in 1966, where he also received an M.Sc degree in pharmacology (cum laude).  He trained in neurology at Beilinson Hospital and at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases in Queen Square, London.  Professor Korczyn has a particular interest in dementia.  He has authored or co-authored over 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as chapters in books, etc.  Professor Korczyn is or has been an Editorial Board member of 10 international journals, and organized several neurological conferences, mainly in the field of dementia and other degenerative brain diseases.