The Department of Neurology at Aarhus University Hospital is internationally acknowledged for its scientific and clinical contributions within all major aspects of neurological diseases. The department represents excellence in most areas of neurology and is dedicated to providing the highest degree of medical care, education and research in neurology.
The department performs cutting edge treatment and research in cerebrovascular diseases, neuromuscular and movement disorders as well as in neuropathic pain. It also contributes significantly in other areas such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and dementia. The treatments include several advanced immune modulating treatments, vascular interventions as well as stimulation techniques.
The department is very research active within most areas of clinical neurology with several publications in high-impact journals. The department participates in several international consortia such as the EU-IMI consortium.
The Department of Neurology has extensive collaboration with international research and clinical groups including some of the major university departments in Europe and United States.
About the region
Hospitals located in central Jutland are part of Central Denmark Region.
The region is a public institution with three main tasks within welfare and regional development:
- Health and hospitals
- Specialised offers to socially marginalised groups and disabled
- Political driving force for growth through regional development
The Central Denmark Region has approximately 26,100 full-time employees and a budget of DKK 30 billions.
The largest part of the budget is spent on health.
The region is governed by 41 directly elected politicians.
The Central Denmark Region has 10 hospitals consolidated into five hospital units. Each unit has its own management and administration.