Peter Portegies

Peter Portegies

Prof. Portegies has worked as a neurologist at the OLVG Hospital in Amsterdam since 2003, and has been the hospital's Neurology department instructor since 2004. Prior to joining the OLVG, he was a staff member and the Clinical Director of the Neurology department at the AMC. In his capacity as Professor by Special Appointment, and in cooperation with the AMC's Neurology and Infectious Diseases department, Prof. Portegies gives new impetus to research on the neurological complications of HIV infection. Prof. Portegies has a number of different board positions, including Vice-Chairman of the Netherlands Neurological Society (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Neurologie), Secretary of the AIDS Research Amsterdam foundation and Chairman of the European Federation of Neurological Socieities' Task Force Management of HIV-related Neurological Complications. In 2007 he was awarded the ‘Best Neurology clinician' education prize by the UvA's Interns' Council (Co-Raad, the University's association run by and for medical interns).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, , University of Amsterdam and Department of Neurology, OLVG Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands