Prof. Dr. Jürg Kesselring Member of the ICRC; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Jürg Kesselring (born in 1951) is Head of the Department for Neurology and Neuro-Rehabilitation at the Kliniken Valens, Switzerland. He is a Member of the Assembly of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Chairman of the Board of the Swiss Brain Council, Member of the Boards of the Schweizerische Hirnliga and the International Music Academy in Liechtenstein, and President of the Musical Festival Next Generation in Bad Ragaz. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Boards of the Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society (and has been its First Honorary President since 2015), the International Medical and Scientific Board of the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF), the Research Committee on Demyelination of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation of Neurology (WFN). Jürg Kesselring teaches at the ETH Zurich and at the Universities of Zurich, Bern, and Krems. He has published more than 180 papers, 15 scientific books, and three books of poetry. He has been widely honoured for his extensive scientific, medical, musical, and charitable service; for instance, he received the Golden Needle of Honour for International Achievements and the Queckenstedt Prize for Scientific Research from the German Multiple Sclerosis Society. He was Visiting Professor at the University of Melbourne in 2012, 2014, and 2015. In 2015, he was honoured with the Margrit Egnér Prize 2015 “for outstanding achievements in anthropological philosophy and psychology”. Jürg Kesselring is the first Honorary President of the Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society, Lifetime Honorary Board Member of the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. Jürg Kesselring is married, a father of three, and a passionate amateur cello player.