Alexander Tsiskaridze


Deputy Rector of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, In the Field of Science
Alexander Tsiskaridze

Education
1982-1988-Tbilisi State Medical Institute;  
1988-1989-Sarajishvili Institute of Clinical and Experimental Neurology, internship;
1999-2000-European Neurological Society Fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease at the Neurological Hospital of the University of Lausanne (Switzerland);
1999-2001-Salzburg-Cornell training course in neurology, Salzburg (Austria).

Professional activities:
1989-1995-Sarajishvili Institute of Clinical and Experimental Neurology, junior research fellow;
1995-1997-Sarajishvili Institute of Clinical and Experimental Neurology, research fellow;
1997-2000-Sarajishvili Institute of Clinical and Experimental Neurology, scientific secretary;
2000-to present-Sarajishvili Institute of Clinical and Experimental Neurology, scientific director;
1996-2000-Neurology and Neurosurgery Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, assistant;
2000-2006-Neurology and Neurosurgery Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, assistant professor;
2003-2004-Scientific research activities (Swiss National Science Foundation grant) at the Neurological Hospital of the University of Lausanne;
2006-2017-Neurology and Neurosurgery Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, associate professor;
2017-to present - Neurology and Neurosurgery Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, full professor;
2005-2006-Faculty of Medicine of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, deputy dean;
2006-2009-Faculty of Medicine of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, acting dean;
2009-2017-Faculty of Medicine of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, dean;
2016-to present-Pineo Medical Ecosystem, head of the Neurological Service.
 

Publications:
Tsiskaridze A, Lindgren A, Qureshi A. (eds) Book: Treatment related stroke  including in-hospital and iatrogenic strokes. Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Lobzhanidze G, Chikhladze N, Pitskhelauri N, Tsiskaridze A. Ethical considerations in non-experimental studies: Georgian and Norwegian experience. Public Health. 2016;139:228-230.
Aiyagari V, Pandey DK, Testai FD, Grysiewicz RA, Tsiskaridze A, Sacks C, Ogun Y, Ogunrin OA, Uthman BM, Lindsay P, Gorelick PB. A prototype worldwide survey of diagnostic and treatment modalities for stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015;24:290-6.
Budincevic H, Tiu C, Bereczki D, Kõrv J, Tsiskaridze A, Niederkorn K,  Czlonkowska A, Demarin V; CEESS Working Group. Management of ischemic stroke in Central and Eastern Europe. Int J Stroke. 2015; Suppl A100:125-7.
Sapojnikova N, Kartvelishvili T, Asatiani N, Zinkevich V, Kalandadze I, Gugutsidze D, Shakarishvili R, Tsiskaridze A. Correlation between MMP-9 and Extracellular cytokine HMGB1 in prediction of human ischemic stroke outcome. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014;1842:1379-84.
Gigineishvili D, Gigineishvili T, Tsiskaridze A, Shakarishvili R.Incidence rates of the primary brain tumours in Georgia--a population-based study. BMC Neurol. 2014 Feb 14;14:29.
Gigineishvili D, Shengelia N, Shalashvili G, Rohrmann S, Tsiskaridze A, Shakarishvili R. Primary brain tumour epidemiology in Georgia: first-year results of a population-based study. J Neurooncol. 2013;112:241-6.
Hasselbalch SG, Baloyannis S, Denislic M, Dubois B, Oertel W, Rossor M, Tsiskaridze A, Waldemar G, Education and training of European neurologists In dementia. European Journal of Neurology 2007; 14: 505-509 .
Tsiskaridze A, Djibuti M, van Melle G, Lomidze G, Apridonidze S, Gauarashvili  I, Piechowski-Jóźwiak B, Shakarishvili R, Bogousslavsky J. Stroke incidence and 30-day case-fatality in a suburb of Tbilisi: results of the first prospective population based study in Georgia. Stroke.2004;35:2523-2528.
Tsiskaridze A, de Freitas GR, Uldry PA, Bogousslavsky J. Acute infarcts in the white matter medullary artery territory of the centrum ovale. In Donnan G, Norrving B, Bamford J, Bogousslavsky, eds. Subcortical Strokes (second edition). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2002; 287-296.
Tsiskaridze A, Devuyst J, de Freitas GR, van Melle G, Bogousslavsky J. Stroke With Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis.  Arch Neurol. 2001;58:605-609.

Society Membership:
Georgian Union of Neurologists;
Scientific Panel on Stroke of the European Federation of Neurological Societies;
Scientific Committee of European Stroke Conference;
Pan-European Consensus Meeting on Stroke Management;
Founding Fellow at European Stroke Organization.

Academic awards:
Petre Sarajishvili Medal and Honor Diploma for Achievements in Dementia Research (1995);
Award for the Best Paper, 9th European Stroke Conference, Vienna, Austria (2000);
Bruce S. Schoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology of the American Academy of Neurology (2005);
Georgian National Scientific Prize and Silver Medal for the Cycle of Papers on “Stroke strategy in view of development of modern medical technologies” (2010).

Editorial board member and peer-reviewer:

European Stroke Journal (Sage Publishers); European Neurology (Karger Publishers) – member of the editorial board
Stroke; Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry; Journal of Neurological Sciences; Journal of Neuroinflammation; Cerebrovascular Diseases; European Neurology; Frontiers in Neurology; European Stroke Journal; Case Reports in Neurology; Internal and Emergency Medicine; Neuroepidemiology – peer-reviewer