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Professor Jan Scheitz

Charite University Hospital, Berlin (Germany)

Jan Scheitz is professor of 'clinical stroke research’ and consultant stroke neurologist @ the Charité University Hospital and the Center for Stroke Research Berlin, Germany. He is head of the research group 'Integrative Cardio-Neurology'. Together with his group, his major research interests include all aspects of Heart & Brain interaction and the 'stroke-heart syndrome', especially post-stroke (cardiac) complications, mechanisms and prognostic impact of cardiac troponin elevation after stroke, and use of cardiovascular MRI in acute stroke. He is Fellow of the European Stroke Organisation (FESO) and founding member of the „Heart&Brain Task Force“ of the World Stroke Organisation (WSO). He is member of the ESC COuncil on Stroke and ESC. In 2016, he received the ESO Young Investigator Award, and in 2021 he received the “Schlaganfallpreis” for excellent stroke research from the German Societies of Neurology and Stroke (DGN/DSG).

The stroke-heart syndrome

Event: ESC Congress 2023

Topic: Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations

Session: Heart and brain interactions

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