Charalampos Tzoulis

TMS-project:Using Multidimensional Integration of Biological Systems to Unravel the Pathogenesis of Parkinson’s Disease
Period: 2017-2021
Department: Department of Clinical Medicine

Charalampos Tzoulis MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology and Neurodegeneration, Director of the Neuromics Research Group (, and Director for Neurodegeneration at the Neuro-SysMed Center of Excellence for Clinical Research in Neurological Diseases (, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.

Clinically, he specializes in neurogenetic, movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. His research is dedicated to the study of brain aging and neurodegeneration, with a particular focus on Parkinson’s disease. His mission and long-term vision are to elucidate biological mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration and to design tailored neuroprotective therapies preventing and/or ameliorating the occurrence and progress of neurodegenerative disorders.

Charalampos Tzoulis was born in Athens, Greece in 1979. He received his medical degree from Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical University of Szeged, Hungary in 2003. He subsequently trained in neurology at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway and received his PhD degree from the University of Bergen in 2010. He became full Professor of Neurology and Neurodegeneration in 2018, at the age of 38 years. Since 2019, he is the Co-Director and Director for Neurodegeneration at Neuro-SysMed, Norway’s first National Center of Excellence for Clinical Research.