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Weimar, Christian

Christian Weimar is a consultant Neurologist and professor of Neurology at the University Hospital Essen, Germany. He received his MD Degree in 1995 at the University of Freiburg, Germany. After his Neurology training, he became an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Essen in 2004 and has been the attending consultant there since 2006. He is the initiator and coordinator of the Center for Neurological Studies which comprises over 30 German academic and tertiary stroke care centers to conduct observational, prognostic studies in stroke patients. Over 35 peer reviewed papers have resulted from this collaboration. He currently is the prinicipal investigator or national coordinator of several investigator-initiated multicenter randomized controlled trials on stroke prevention and acute stroke treatment. Other research interests include mild cognitive impairment and dementia.