Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroimmunology
School of Medicine, Poland
Jacek Losy is a professor of neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neuroimmunology, Chair of Neurology, University School of Medicine in PoznaÅâ. He also leads a neuroimmunological group in the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine Polish Academy of Sciences. As a young scientist he was awarded Jacqueline du Prè fellowship from the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF). He worked in the Karolinska Institute and in the Institute of Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities in New York, USA. He published papers in leading international journals, mainly in the field of neuroimmunology concentrating on the role of cytokines, adhesion molecules and chemokines in MS and on the inflammatory response in stroke. Total IF of his publications is 77.580 with Hirsch index 14. Prof. Losy was one of founders of the Polish Multiple Sclerosis Society and served for many years as a Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of this Society. Now he is a member of the International Medical & Scientific Board MSIF. He is also a delegate to the Demyelinating Panel of the European Federation of Neurological Societies and serves also as a chairman of MS Section Polish Neurological Society. He is a quest reviewer of many international neurological journals. He is also the member of the Editorial Board Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders ( Elsevier ). Prof. Losy has already organized seven neuroimmunological conferences in Poland of national range and three international conferences (ACN –Advances in Clinical Neuroimmunology) promoting education and research in this field. He is a member of the World Federation of Neurology, International Neuroimmunological Society, Polish Academy of Sciences and others.
Neuroimmunology, Role of cytokines, adhesion molecules and chemokines in multiple Sclerosis, Inflammatory response in stroke