Prof. Anna Członkowska

Prof. Anna Członkowska


Prof. Anna Członkowska MD, PhD finished Medical Academy in Warsaw. Since 1985, she is employed in the 2nd Department of Neurology in the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw (till end of 2014 as the head of the department). She is since years also collaborating with Department of Pharmacology, Warsaw Medical University.

More information

Her main interests are: stroke (epidemiology, treatment, rehabilitation), neuroimmunology (multiple sclerosis, local and systemic immunity in neurodegeneration) and Wilson’s disease. She has passed several fellowships in neuroimmology and neuropathology (UK, Germany, USA) and participated in many stroke clinical studies.

She was coordinating in Poland the National Program for Prevention and Treatment of Stroke and the neurological part of the National Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment Program in years 1997-2008. She is president of Cerebrovascular Section of Polish Neurological Society. She is a member of the directory board of Central and East European Stroke Society, and for 4 years was the president of this society, organizing several teaching courses and stroke congress for this region. For a few years she served as the member of Directory Board of International Stroke Society, World Stroke Organization and European Stroke Organization.

She is the member of Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, member correspondent of Polish Academy of Science, American Neurological Association, German Society of Neurology and she is Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. She was promoting over 40 PhD students, and many from her group gained further degrees and independent positions in research or clinical neurology.

Other Executive Comittee Members

Dr. Cristina Tiu


Dr. Cristina Tiu, is associated professor at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy ”Carol Davila” Bucharest and Head of Stroke Unit in the University Hospital Bucharest, one of the largest hospitals in Romania.

Prof. Danilo Toni


Prof. Danilo Toni is Director of the Emergency Department Stroke Unit in University Rome Sapienza. Since 1985 he has been involved in study design, quality control, data analysis, steering committee and national coordination of many therapeutic international trials and registries (ECASS, ECASS II, ECASS III, ECASS IV, TESPI SITS-MOST, RE-SPECT ESUS, NAVIGATE ESUS, SAFFO).