Biography & Research:
Sebastiaan Engelborghs became a medical doctor in 1995, a neurologist in 2001 and a PhD in medical sciences in 2004. He was appointed assistant professor at the University of Antwerp in 2004 and was promoted to associate professor in 2008. He was board certified in Neurological Revalidation in 2009. In 2011, he was appointed research professor neurosciences – neurochemistry at the University of Antwerp and became full professor neurosciences – neurochemistry in 2014.
Both clinically and with regard to research, Sebastiaan Engelborghs is specialized in neurodegenerative brain disorders that cause cognitive impairment and dementia. He is director of the Reference Centre for Biological Markers of Dementia (BIODEM) at the University of Antwerp and coordinates the Memory Clinic of Antwerp (Hospital Network Antwerp), Belgium.