Robert Perneczky was appointed in 2016 Professor of Translational Dementia Research at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich and Head of the Division of Mental Health in Older Adults at the University Hospital of LMU. He also serves as principal investigator and group leader at German Center for Neurodegenerative Disorders (DZNE) and associate investigator at the Cluster for Systems Neurology (SyNergy) Munich. He also conducts research at Imperial College London and until recently served as Co-director of the Neuroepidemiology and Ageing Research Unit at the School of Public Health. He is a board registered specialist in general adult and geriatric psychiatry in both Germany and the United Kingdom. He studied medicine at the Technische Universität and LMU Munich and completed his training in psychiatry, psychotherapy and geriatric medicine in 2009, with research sabbaticals at New York University Center for Brain Health in 2006 and University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Neurosciences in 2009. He holds medical and research doctorates from Technische Universität Munich and a business degree (MBA) from Warwick Business School.