Prof. Bogdan O. Popescu, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology, Colentina Clinical Hospital, School of Medicine, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Laboratory of Neuroscience and Experimental Myology, “Victor Babeş” National Institute of Pathology
Bogdan O. Popescu graduated the School of Medicine at ’Carol Davila’ University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, in 1996. From 1997 to 2012, he received clinical training and then worked as neurologist and Assistant Professor at the University Hospital Bucharest. Since 2015 he is full Professor of Neurology at “Carol Davila” University, School of Medicine, at Colentina Clinical Hospital and President of the Scientific Council at “Victor Babeş” National Institute of Pathology in Bucharest. He graduated two PhDs, in Bucharest, in 2001, and in Stockholm, Sweden (Karolinska Institute) in 2004, with theses regarding apoptosis and cell signaling in neurodegeneration, respectively. He had a training mobility in movement disorders in Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, granted by the European Federation of Neurological Societies (2005). His main scientific contribution refers mainly to mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases. He authored over 100 full text papers in ISI journals, being cited more than 2500 times in Web of Science and having a Hirsch index of 25. He received the “Victor Babeș” award for medical research of the Romanian Academy in 2007 and the ‘Brain Networking’ Foundation Award of Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences, for developing Neurology nationally and internationally, in 2014. He is Past President of Romanian Society of Neurology (2017-2021), he served as Secretary general between 2001-2013. He is also the Editor in Chief of the Romanian Journal of Neurology and Vice-President of ’Carol Davila’ University Bucharest since 2016.