Dr Christos Ganos
Dr. Ganos was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He completed his medical training at the University Medical center in Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, and undertook a three-year fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Clinical Movement Disorders Group of Prof. Kailash Bhatia. Dr. Ganos is an adult neurologist in the university clinic of Charité in Berlin and currently sees patients of all ages with movement disorders with a particular focus in hyperkinetic and unusual or rare movement disorders. He leads the Movement Disorders and Body Control lab within the Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation Unit of Prof. Andrea Kühn. Dr. Ganos research primarily focuses on hyperkinetic movement disorders, such as Tourette syndrome and Dystonia and he is currently a “Freigeist” Fellow of the VolkswagenStiftung. Within the field of tic disorders, Dr. Ganos is interested in the pathophysiology of tics and premonitory urges with the particular scope of developing novel treatment methods. He is the chair of the International Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Society’s Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome study group, a past secretary of the European Society for the Study of Tourette Syndrome and an invited panel member of the German Academy of Rare Neurological Diseases.