Founder & Co-Director,
Headache Research Unit,
Dept of Neurology,
Jean Schoenen, MD, PhD, after graduating from high school ?CollÃ¨ge PatronnÃ©? in Eupen, has gained his medical degree in 1972 from LiÃ¨ge University. He was for 2 years an International Fogarty Fellow in the departments of Neurology and Neuropathology of the Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School where he obtained certificates in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuropathology. He is board-certified neurologist since 1979 and holds doctoral and post-doctoral degrees from LiÃ¨ge University. He was Research Director of the National Fund for Scientific Research-Belgium and Clinical Professor in Neurology before taking over Full Professorship at LiÃ¨ge University in 1998. He is former chairman of the Department of Biomedical and Preclinical Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine ? ULg. His Research has focused on headache and spinal cord anatomy and pathology. He is presently co-directing the Headache Research Unit and Headache Clinic at LiÃ¨ge University. He has 999 publications among which 489 peer-reviewed articles (H index: 77, citations 19,461 after), 93 book chapters and 4 books. He was Associate Editor of Cephalalgia and Editor-in-chief of Acta Neurologica Belgica. He is a former President of the International Headache Society, the European Headache Federation and the Belgian Neurological Society. He is founding past president of the Belgian Brain Council.
Pathophysiology & therapy of migraine and headaches: clinical and animal research,Regeneration in the adult CNS: model of spinal cord injury & effects of cellular & molecular therapies