FNUSA-ICRC International Scientific Advisory Board (FNUSA-ICRC ISAB)
ISAB advises and recommends the Chair of ICRC the strategies for research and evaluates activities and results of FNUSA-ICRC research teams.
Prof. Dr. Aleš Blinc, Dr. Med.FNUSA-ICRC
Prof. John ClelandFNUSA-ICRC
Dr. Hana Dawson, Ph.D.FNUSA-ICRC
Dr. Marcelo RubinsteinFNUSA-ICRC
Ales Blinc received his MD and DSc degrees from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. From 1991–93 he was a visiting research fellow at the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, New York. In Slovenia, Dr. Blinc is certified in internal medicine and cardiology – vascular medicine. His research interests range from mechanisms of thrombosis to epidemiology of atherosclerotic vascular disease. Since 2010, Dr. Blinc is Head of the Department of Vascular Medicine, University of Ljubljana Medical Centre, and Professor of Medicine at Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana.
Professor Cleland qualified in medicine at the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1977. After a period of postgraduate training and research he was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Cardiology and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington and the Hammersmith Hospital, London from 1986-1994. In 1994 he was awarded a Senior Research Fellowship by the British Heart Foundation for clinical research in the area of heart failure. In 1999 he was appointed to the Foundation Chair of Cardiology at the University of Hull.
Dr. Dawson received her MD degree from 1st Medical School of Charles University in Prague and her PhD degree from University of South Florida in 1996. She is currently an Assitant Professor of Neurology at Department of Neurology, Duke University School of Medicine and Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Rubinstein studied medicine and mollecular biology in Argentina and the United States. He was an International Scholar and Research Fellow with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in the USA 1997-2011. He is a Laboratory Director at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council of Argentina, Principal Investigator at and Associate Profesor at Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Dr. Gustavo SevleverFNUSA-ICRC
Brett Kissela, MDFNUSA-ICRC
Dr. Kenneth Moya, Ph.D.FNUSA-ICRC
Peter Nestor, MDFNUSA-ICRC
Dr. Sevlever received hos MD degree from the Medical School of University of Buenos Aires and also studied at University of California San Diego. He is the Chair of the Neuropathology and Molecular Biology at FLENI neurological institute in Buenos Aires and is one of the leading experts on the use of stem cells in neurology.
Brett Kissela, MD, MS is Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Chief of Research Services for UC Health. He is fellowship trained in Vascular Neurology and has extensive clinical trial experience in acute stroke treatment, prevention, and recovery trials. He is an internationally recognized expert on causes, outcomes, and recovery of stroke, with a special interest in the impact of diabetes on stroke and factors that influence stroke outcomes. Honors and awards include the Michael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership Prize from the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Moya studied biology and medicine at Harvard University and received his PhD degree from Massachusets Institute of Technology in 1989. He has taught at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology and the École normale supérieure in Paris, France.
Peter Nestor is cognitive neurologist who works on degenerative dementias. He obtained is medical degree from the University of Melbourne in 1989 and PhD from the University of Cambridge. He held positions of MRC clinician scientist and university lecturer at the University of Cambridge. From 2012-2017 he was a professor at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and since 2017 is Conjoint Professor of Cognitive Neurology at the Queensland Brain Institute (University of Queensland) and Mater Hospital, Australia.