Zsolt Illes MD, PhD is a professor at the University of Southern Denmark (Institute of Clinical Research, BRIDGE and Institute of Molecular Medicine), consultant at the Department of Neurology, Odense University Hospital, and board member of PREMedico at SDU. He obtained his PhD degree based on studies exploring the role of NKT and MAIT cells in MS at the National Institute of Neuroscience, Japan in Tokyo (1995-1998). He did postdoctoral experimental research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA (2000-2004).
He has been a professor at the University of Southern Denmark since 2012. His translational research covers molecular mechanisms of neuroimmunological disorders. He is editorial member of Clin Exp Neuroimmunol, associate editor of Front Immunol and Front Neurol, and member of the Advisory Board of the International Society of Neuroimmunology (ISNI).