Home>Aurelian Anghelescu, Md, PhD, Assoc. Prof




  • 1977 – 1984 High School of Medicine, Bucharest
  • Postuniversitary Education: Training seminars, workshops in Salzburg (Austria), Stoke Mandeville (United Kingdom),                                                                          Nottwil (Switzerland)., France, Italy 
  • 1997 “Neurology” Seminar, (Salzburg – Cornell University), Salzburg, Austria
  • 2000 “Advanced spinal  cord  medicine“ – Regional  Meeting of IMSoP, Stoke Mandeville,  United Kingdom
  • 2001– workshops at the 40th Annual Scientific Meeting, Nottwil, Switzerland 2001 Oct.- internship in Neurology at  “Christian  Doppler  Klinik” Salzburg, Austria
  • 2004 Electromyography, Colentina Hospital, Bucharest
  • 2014 European summer school on gait and balance rehabilitation in neurological diseases (The European Federation of Neuro-Rehabilitation Societies and the Italian Society of NeuroRehabilitation), 32 EMC Pavia (Collegio Fratelli Cairoli), Italy
  • 2017 The 1st speech and swallowing in parkinson`s disease school, Aix-en Provence – France
  • 2017 The impact of motor relearning techniques on bont-a treatment in dystonia complex cases (Prof. A. Albanese & Dr. A. Castagna) – Italy
  • 2023 “Upper Limb Spasticity – Hands-on Workshop” Prague – Czech Republic

Work experience:

  • Since 1992 until nowadays – NeuroRehabilitation Clinic; Clinic Emergency Hospital “Bagdasar- Arseni”, Bucharest;
  • Senior consultant in neurology, since 1997.
  • 1992-1994 scientific cooperation with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent – lecturer in seminars hold in our country (Bucharest, Craiova, Brasov), during the Project of the Federation in Romania.
  • 2006 co-author and Director of personnel – in a national CEEX project Initiation of a national informatic network for the dynamic clustering of the patients with spinal cord injury, dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life, for efficiently increasing the specific medico-social services, in transition”.

Didactic experience:

  • 1992-1999 Teacher (neurology and psychiatry) in two private Colleges for nurses (C.Davilla, I. Cantacuzino)
  • 1992 -1994 Lecturer, neurology – Europa ECOR Medical University Bucharest
  • 2010 PhD thesis “Current therapeutic aspects in the treatment of spasticity from neuraxial axis injuries: cerebrovascular accidents, cranio-cerebral trauma, vertebro-medullary trauma
  • 2005-2022 Assist. Prof. “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
  • 2023 Assoc. Prof. “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
Five National Projects;
2016-2017 mass-media “National prophylactic educational project (addressed to young people, pupils and students) in order to prevent cervical vertebro-medullary traumas by diving in insufficiently deep water”

International Projects

  1. 2006 ”Development of ICF Core Sets For Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) – Expert Survey” – Project manager – coordinator of the Romanian team
  2. 2008 ”Electro-encephalography (EEG) based brain-computer interface (BCI) clinical trial in chronic quadriplegics, and long-term post trial follow-up, using a robotic arm device as assistive technology”, (Fraunhofer/FIRST Institute, Berlin, Germany & Teaching Emergency Hospital “Bagdasar-Arseni”, Bucharest, Romania) – member in the team
  3. 2012 Educational project of the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) “E-Learning for Spinal Cord Injury Health Professionals ”(http://www.elearnsci.org/ ) Co-author – at 4 modules / sub-modules
  4. 2014-2015 Working with Disabilities: Analyzing the Policies of EU and Turkey Concerning the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”  – Responsible for the development, scientific coordination of the elaboration and the country (Ro) report
  5. 2014-2015 „Successful integration of people living with spinal cord injury” ESCIF (European spinal cord injury Federation) representative from Romania, author of the report: “Education and paid work, including vocational (re-) training after SCI)”.   
  6. 2016 “Access to Care and Timing (ACT) Project – Mapping Survey Protocol” (Rick Hansen Institute, Canada & Teaching Emergency Hospital “Bagdasar-Arseni”, Bucharest, Romania)

Books: Main author:

  • Neurology and psychiatry (Publishing house “Stinta si Tehnica” Bucharest, 1996, ISBN 973-9236-00-6)
  • Human anathomy and physiology –  multiple choice tests for colledge and university (Publishing house “Stinta si Tehnica” Bucharest, 1997, ISBN 973-9236-18-9)
  • Memory (Publishing house “Stinta si Tehnica” Bucharest, 1998, ISBN 973-9236-33-2)
  • Neurology and psychiatry (Publishing house “Carol Davilla”, Bucharest, 2002, ISBN 973-85131-4-9)
  • Rehabilitation of the main nosological entities in neurology [in Romanian: RECUPERAREA PRINCIPALELOR ENTITĂŢI NOSOLOGICE ÎN NEUROLOGIE Note de curs, Ed.Universitara “Carol Davila”, Bucuresti, 2020 (ISSN 978-606-011-135-1)]
Co-author at 10 books in the field of rehabilitation.
  • the chapter: Akut travmatik beyin ışılarılı hastaya ışırış (Approach to the patient with acute traumatic brain injury), in the Treaty: En güncel bilgilerle Olgularla Nörolojik Rehabikitasyon (Neurological rehabilitation with the most up-to-date information and cases). Istanbul Medical Publishing House, 2021, ISBN: 9786257291323
Numerous scientific papers, published in Romania and abroad; participations at many international congresses.

9 ISI Thompson publications

Co-author of 2 invention and innovation patents

Memberships (since … – until nowadays):

  • 2001 – International Spinal Cord Society  (ISCoS) 
  • 2000 – Colleagues in Medicine International (New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center);
  • 2000 – Romanian Associations for: Stroke; – Epilepsy; – study of Pain
  • 2007Co-founder & Prime Vice-President of the Romanian Society for Neurorehabilitation (RoSNeRa) – affiliated to the World Federation for Neurorehabilitation (WFNR).
  • 2007- Co-founder & Prime Vice-President  of  the Romanian Spinal Cord Society (RoSCoS) – affiliated to the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) and to the European Spinal Cord Injury Federation (ESCIF)
  • 2018 – ISPRM
  • 2018 – International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society
  • 2019 – F-ISCOS Fellow in the International Spinal Cord Society

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