Higher cortical functions

The EAN Scientific Panel on Higher Cortical Function has the mission to disseminate advances in cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology among the neurological community in Europe. The study of the neural foundations of cognition and behaviour was born within clinical neurology, and remains one of the cornerstones of the intellectual endowment of neurology.  The panel organizes symposia and teaching courses, and plans to develop evidence-based guidelines and to conduct European surveys:

This  Scientific Panel comprises members from all EAN member countries.

The following tasks have been completed:

Workshops and teaching activities

  • 2nd EAN congress in Copenhagen 2016: “New concepts about language processing in the brain”. The speakers were:  Cornelius Weiller, Freiburg, Germany, Convenor, The dual loop model and aphasia¸Thomas Bak, Edinburgh, UK, The impact of bilingualism on cognitive functions across the lifespan and in brain diseases;  Jean-François Démonet, Lausanne, Switzerland, The writing brain.
  • 3rd EAN congress in Amsterdam 2017: Focused workshop: Memory consolidation; Teaching course: Higher Cortical Function in neurology: an update.


Planned Projects

  • Proposal of a Task Force on a Cognitive Neurology curriculum for Europe
  • Proposal of survey about training in Cognitive Neurology in Europe
  • Proposal of Guidelines for Neurobehavioral assessment
  • 4th EAN congress in Lisbon, 2018: workshop "Lost in space - clinical and neurobiological aspects of topographagnosia"

Management Group

Bregman, Noa

Co-Chair

Bregman, Noa (Dr.)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Martins, Isabel Pavão

Co-Chair

Martins, Isabel Pavão (MD, Prof)
Lisbon, Portugal
Alves, Pedro Nascimento

Panel Member (Institution)

Alves, Pedro Nascimento
Lisbon, Portugal
Calabrese, Pasquale

Management Group Member

Calabrese, Pasquale (MD, Prof, PhD)
Basel, Switzerland
Godefroy, Olivier

Management Group Member

Godefroy, Olivier (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Amiens, France
Rektorova, Irena

Panel Member (Institution)

Rektorova, Irena (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Brno, Czech Republic
Stefanova, Elka

Management Group Member

Stefanova, Elka (Professor)
Belgrade, Serbia

Individual panel members

Bergman, Noa
Bergman, Noa (MD)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Boban, Marina
Boban, Marina (Professor)
Zagreb, Croatia
Brandt, Thomas
Brandt, Thomas (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Munich, Germany
Deecke, Lüder
Deecke, Lüder (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Vienna, Austria
Demarin, Vida
Demarin, Vida (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Zagreb, Croatia
Dieterich, Marianne
Dieterich, Marianne (MD, Prof, FEAN, FANA)
Munich, Germany
Faiss, Jürgen Hartmut
Faiss, Jürgen Hartmut (MD, Prof)
Teupitz, Germany
Filipovic, Sasa
Filipovic, Sasa (Prof, MD, PhD)
Belgrade, Serbia
Fink, Gereon R.
Fink, Gereon R. (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Jülich, Germany
Frederiksen, Kristian Steen
Frederiksen, Kristian Steen (MD, PhD, FEBN)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Heide, Wolfgang
Heide, Wolfgang (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Celle, Germany
Husain, Masud
Husain, Masud
Oxford, United Kingdom
KEFALOS, JOHN
KEFALOS, JOHN (MD)
New York, United States
Laczó, Jan
Laczó, Jan (MD, PhD)
Praha 5 - Motol, Czech Republic
Martins, Isabel Pavão
Martins, Isabel Pavão (MD, Prof)
Lisbon, Portugal
Massano, João
Massano, João (MD)
Porto, Portugal
Perju-Dumbrava, Lacramioara
Perju-Dumbrava, Lacramioara (MD, Prof)
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Plant, Gordon
Plant, Gordon (FRCP, FRCOphth, MD, FEAN)
London, United Kingdom
Shpilyukova, Yuliya
Shpilyukova, Yuliya
Moscow, Russian Federation
Stefanova, Elka
Stefanova, Elka (Professor)
Belgrade, Serbia
Verdelho, Ana
Verdelho, Ana (MD, PhD, Prof)
Lisbon, Portugal

RRFS Representative

Cabreira, Verónica
Cabreira, Verónica (Dr)
EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Carneiro, Diogo
Carneiro, Diogo (MD)
Coimbra, Portugal
Durães, João
Durães, João
Coimbra, Portugal
Guedes Vaz, Catarina
Porto, Portugal
Maranzano, Alessio
Maranzano, Alessio
lanciano, Italy
Passaretti, Massimiliano
Passaretti, Massimiliano
Roma, Italy
Russo, Mirella
Chieti, Italy
Tábuas Pereira, Miguel
Tábuas Pereira, Miguel (Dr)
Coimbra, Portugal

Institutional panel members

Alves, Pedro Nascimento
Alves, Pedro Nascimento
Lisbon, Portugal
Benedek, Irina
Cluj Napoca, Romania
Bergman, Noa
Bergman, Noa (MD)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Bogolepova, Anna
Bogolepova, Anna (MD)
Moscow, Russian Federation
Bonelli, Silvia B.
Bonelli, Silvia B. (MD)
Vienna, Austria
Dulamea, Adriana Octaviana
Dulamea, Adriana Octaviana (MD)
Bucharest, Romania
Eisenberg, Hanna
Eisenberg, Hanna
Goettingen, Germany
Gossye, Helena
Gossye, Helena
Antwerp, Belgium
Grosu, Oxana
Grosu, Oxana (MD)
Chisinau, Moldova
Gyimesi, Csilla
Gyimesi, Csilla (MD)
Pécs, Hungary
Koivisto, Anne
Koivisto, Anne (Professor)
Kuopio, Finland
Laczó, Martina
Laczó, Martina
Praha 5 - Motol, Czech Republic
Lazdovska, Krista
Lazdovska, Krista (MD)
Riga, Latvia
Miglane, Evija
Miglane, Evija (MD, PhD)
Riga, Latvia
Moldovanu, Ion
Moldovanu, Ion (MD, Prof)
Chisinau, Moldova
Muller, Richard
Muller, Richard (MD neurologist)
Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg
Münte, Thomas Frank
Münte, Thomas Frank (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Magdeburg, Germany
Naumouskaya, Natalia
Naumouskaya, Natalia (MD)
Minsk, Belarus
Nyffeler, Thomas
Nyffeler, Thomas (MD, Prof)
Luzerne, Switzerland
Paraskevas, Georgios
Paraskevas, Georgios
N. Iraklio, Greece
Petrović, Igor
Petrović, Igor
Belgrade, Serbia
Plutino, Andrea (MD)
Fano, Italy
Rektorova, Irena
Rektorova, Irena (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Brno, Czech Republic
Rossini, Fabio
Salzburg, Austria
Samanci, Bedia
Istanbul, Turkey
Schnider, Armin
Schnider, Armin (Prof)
Geneva, Switzerland
Shestopalova, Lyudmyla
Shestopalova, Lyudmyla (MD, Prof)
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Stankovic, Iva
Stankovic, Iva (Dr.)
Belgrade, Serbia
Sutnikiene, Vaiva
Sutnikiene, Vaiva
Vilnius, Lithuania
Svaerke, Katrine
Svaerke, Katrine
Szlufik, Stanislaw
Szlufik, Stanislaw
Marki, Poland
Traykov, Latchesar
Traykov, Latchesar (MD, Prof)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Trojano, Luigi
Trojano, Luigi
Caserta, Italy
Tsantzali, Ioanna
Tsantzali, Ioanna
ATHENS, Greece
Tuncer Elmaci, Nese
Tuncer Elmaci, Nese (MD)
Istanbul, Turkey
Vaitkevicius, Arunas
Vaitkevicius, Arunas (MD)
Vilnius, Lithuania
Viñuela Fernández, Félix
Viñuela Fernández, Félix