Prof. Meyer MD (born in 1962) is Full Professor of Neurosurgery and Chairman of the Neurosurgical Department at the Technical University of Munich (since 2006). He trained in Italy and the US as well as his native Germany before starting his internship in Neurosurgery at the University of Tubingen. He completed his residency in 1995 within the Neurosurgical Department at the University of Bonn, where he stayed for over ten years, ending his time there as Associate Professor. In addition to his role as Chair of the EANS Spine Section, Bernhard holds a number of other positions with scientific societies. He is Past-President of the Germany Academy of Neurosurgery (DANC), Past-President of the International Group for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery (IGASS) and President of the German Spine Society (DWG), as well as Chairman of the EUROSPINE Education Committee. He also sits on the editorial board or acts as reviewer for over 20 Journals. In addition to Spinal Neurosurgery, his clinical/scientific interests include Neurooncology and the Neurovascular field.
The EUROSPINE Foundation (ESF) is a non-profit, charitable organisation dedicated to the advancement of our knowledge of spinal disorders, improving the standard of care, and the recovery and well-being of patients with back and neck problems.