Yury N. Bykov, MD, FAAN, has completed his PhD at the age of 28 years from Irkutsk State Medical University and postdoctoral studies from Department of Clinical Neurology at the University Hospital of Vienna (2001, 2008). Since 2003 he has Degree of Doctor of Medical Science. He is a head of Neurology Department at Irkutsk State Medical University, and post of vice-rector of the ISMU. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of Siberian Medical Journal, Science board member on Neurology and Public Health at Krasnoyarsk State Medical University. In January 2019 he was elected as a Fellow of American Academy of Neurology.