HCNS 2024

Amir Samii

Vice President, INI-Hannover and China-INI

Amir Samii has received his neurosurgical and neuroscience training at the Department of Neurosurgery at Charité – Humboldt University at Berlin, at the Brain Research Institute and Division of Neurosurgery at the University of California Los Angeles and at the Department of Neurosurgery at Nordstadt Hospital Hannover.
In 2003 he joined the International Neuroscience Institute – Hannover (INI) where he was nominated as Vice President and Deputy Medical Director of the INI-Hannover in 2008. Presently he serves also as Vice-President of China-INI, Beijing, Head of the “Intraoperative Mapping and Visualization of the Human Brain” Program at Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology-Magdeburg and as Professor of Neurosurgery at Hannover Medical School where he received the venia legendi for experimental neurosurgery at the age of 31. In 2001 he was one of the founders of the German Society for Computer- and Robotic-Assisted Surgery.
He has dedicated his early scientific work to the pathophysiology and neurometabolism of traumatic brain injury. During the last 25 years he has focused on the surgical integration and scientific evaluation of computer-assisted-surgery and intraoperative-visualization. Moreover, Prof. Samii has been working for the last 20 years in the field of innovative hearing restoration with neurobionic implants (auditory midbrain and auditory nerve implants).
Prof. Samii has served as member of the Administrative Council of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) from 2013 -2021 and was Chairman of the Neurosurgical Technology Committee of the WFNS 2007-2013. Prof. Samii has more than 250 publications and editorial functions in numerous journals.

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