PD DR MED TOBIAS RUCK
Deputy Director, Department of Neurology
Heinrich Heine University
Dr Tobias Ruck is deputy director of the Department of Neurology at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf in Germany, where he is also head of a research group for experimental neuroimmunology. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Würzburg and completed postdoctoral lecture qualification in clinical neurology (habilitation) at the University of Münster. In addition, he is currently pursuing a Master of Health Business Administration degree at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Dr Ruck’s main research interests include ion channel-mediated regulation of immune cell functions and neuronal and skeletal muscle damage; regulation of immune cell migration into the central and peripheral nervous system; therapeutic translation of immunophysiological concepts; and therapeutically relevant immune signatures instructing personalized medicine. He is an ad hoc reviewer for BMC Neurology, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Journal, New England Journal of Medicine, and Nature Reviews Rheumatology, among others, and has authored or coauthored more than 90 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and 2 book chapters.