De Reuck, Jaques L. (B), MD. PhD

De Reuck, Jaques L. (B), MD. PhD
Department of Neurology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

Jacques De Reuck is Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the PET Centre UZ/RUG at the Department of Neurology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium.

Dr De Reuckís research interests focus on treatment and management of stroke, epilepsy and Parkinsonís Disease. He is especially interested in stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation, cerebral blood flow and oxygen metabolism in borderzone and territorial infarcts, CADASIL (Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy), the pathophysiology of carotid artery disease and related clinical syndromes, parkinsonism in patients with cerebral infarcts, and vagus nerve stimulation for refractory epilepsy.

Dr De Reuck is or has been a principle investigator in the Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation Ensemble (SAFE) II study, and in the Piracetam Acute Stroke Study (PASS). He is the chairman of the Congress Programme Committee of the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) and a member of the European Task Force on Age-Related White Matter Changes.

Dr De Reuck has authored and co-authored more than 240 scientific papers on topics in neurological diseases in journals such as Seizure, Epilepsia, the Journal of Neurological Sciences, Lancet, Neuroradiology, the American Journal of Neuroradiology, Cortex, the European Journal of Neurology, Cerebrovascular Diseases, and the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.