Friday 6 October 2023
9 a.m.—2.30 p.m.
Department of Anatomy, Second Faculty of Medicine (Plzeňská 311, Prague 5, C Building)
About the main guest
History is all, says German neuro-otologist Klaus Jahn - interview with the keynote speaker for faculty's website
Klaus Jahn was educated at the Medical Schools of the University of Duisburg-Essen, the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA. He received his medical degree in 1996. He received training in Neurology at the Technical University of Munich (TU) and at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) and became board certified Neurologist in 2005. In 2006, he achieved the habilitation degree in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. The topic of his research thesis was the interaction of balance control and eye
movements. Klaus Jahn has been Consultant Neurologist at the University of Munich (LMU) 2006–2014. In 2009 he was among the initiators for an innovative unit for research and treatment, the German Center of Vertigo and Balance Disorders (DSGZ). He has been the director of this interdisciplinary center 2012-2014. In 2015 he became Medical Director at the Schoen Clinic Bad Aibling, one of Europe’s largest centers for Neurorehabilitation. He currently also holds a research position as head of Neurorehabilitation at the DSGZ (LMU Munich). Klaus Jahn published >200 original articles in international peer reviewed journals and contributed to numerous books and educational programs. His research focus is on balance, gait disorders, vertigo & dizziness, and neurorehabilitation.