Andreas Zwergal MDDirector, German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Andreas Zwergal is the Director of the German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders (DSGZ) and an associate professor for Neurootology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich. Since 2014 he is the scientific coordinator of a European network initiative for interdisciplinary research in vestibular disorders with experts from 22 countries, called DIZZYNET. His research activity is committed to translational research on the pathophysiology and treatment of vestibular disorders using a variety of methods from neurophysiology, neuropsychology and multimodal imaging in vestibular animal models and patient cohorts with acute and chronic vestibular diseases. He has received multiple scientific honors including the European Investigator Award of the EAN and the Investigator Award of the Bárány-Society. Expertscape ranks him within the top-10 experts for vestibular diseases worldwide.