Head of the Laboratory of Clinical Neurochemistry
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
Piotr Lewczuk, leads the Laboratory for Clinical Neurochemistry and Neurochemical Dementia Diagnostics at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen. This lab is one of the mostly internationally-recognized, European leading centers for neurochemical diagnosis of dementia. The Laboratory is one of the five world-wide reference centers, together with the laboratories in Göteborg (S), Amsterdam (NL), Ghent (B), and Philadelphia (USA), in the \"Alzheimer\'s Association\"-supported project on CSF biomarkers international quality control. He is a member of the Steering Committee of this project. For more than ten years he has been working on diagnostic and research aspects of the CSF, including a large panel of neurologic and psychiatric disorders with a particular scope on neurodegenerating conditions, like Alzheimer\'s disease. In 2004, he obtained the Certificate of Expertise from the German Society of Clinical Neurochemistry, to become one of seventy certified clinical neurochemists in Germany, and currently he is a member of the Extended Board of the German Society of Clinical Neurochemistry.