Speaker Profile

Dr. Gregor Wenning

MSA Coalition Scientific Advisory Board Chair & Bishop Karl Golser Foundation

Prof. Gregor Wenning leads a team of 30 research fellows exclusively dedicated to MSA at the division of clinical neurobiology, medical university Innsbruck, Austria. His preclinical and clinical research is reflected in over 600 publications including books and book chapters, 42159 citations, H-Index 104 and 6,8 Mill Euro competitive MSA research funds (https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(12)70052-2/fulltext). He is currently Chair of the MSA study group of the Movement Disorder Society (MoDiMSA-SG - www.movementdisorders.org/MDS/About/Committees--Other-Groups/Study-Groups/Multiple-System-Atrophy.htm) as well as the MDS MSA Diagnostic criteria revision taskforce. He also leads the European MSA (EMSA) study group (www.emsa-sg.org), the first European study group focusing on MSA, which he founded in 1999 with Prof. W. Poewe. He is also member of the Board of Directors of the MSA Coalition and president of its scientific advisory board.