Hello from London! Dr. Anton Titov, MD. We are with Professor Sebastian Brandner. He is Chair in Neuropathology in the Division of Neuropathology and Department of Neurodegenerative Sciences and the Institute of Neurology, University College London. Professor Brandner is a major international expert in precise brain tumor diagnosis. He is using molecular and genetic methods. He is also a global expert in neuropathology of prion brain diseases. Dr. Brandner obtained his medical degree at University of Göttingen in Germany. Following work at the Department of Neurosurgery he became a consultant neuropathologist at the Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich. In 2001 Prof. Sebastian Brandner came to Institute of Neurology, University College London. In 2004 he was appointed Chair in Neuropathology and Head of Division of Neuropathology at Queens Square. It is one of the largest academic neuropathology departments in the UK. Professor Brandner published over 250 publications in international peer-reviewed medical journals. He showed how stem cell and progenitor cells of the adult brain can give rise to brain tumors and how these tumors relate to human disease. He developed a major team working on brain cancer and established close collaborations at UCL. Prof. Brandner is a co-author of a major book on pathology of brain tumors and neurodegenerative disease, "Neuropathology". It is now in its third edition. He also co-authored two chapters in the 2016 WHO classification of brain tumors. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Professor Brandner, hello and welcome! Thank you very much! Good afternoon! Professor Brandner is a major international expert in brain tumor diagnosis, using molecular and genetic methods. He is also a global expert in neuropathology of neurodegenerative diseases. Expert in prion brain diseases, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Biography and Introduction.