Juri (Yury) Kropotov

Laboratory of neurobiology of action programming

N.P. Bechtereva Institute of the human Brain of Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, RUSSIA

Juri (Yury) Kropotov

Prof., dr. Juri (Yury) D. Kropotov, d.h.c.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal information:

Date of birth: 29 September 1947

Nationality and citizenship: Russian

Languages: Russian, English

Contact: Russian Academy of Sciences, N.P. Bechtereva Institute of the Human Brain of Russian Academy of sciences,

Saint Petersburg, Academica Pavlova street 12a, Russia

Tel. (mob): +7 921 9500 400 ; (home) +7812 498 9799,

email: yurykropotov@yahoo.com

Professional qualifications:

MS in theoretical physics, MS in philosophy, PhD in human physiology, Professor in neuroscience, Doctor Honoris Causa of Academy of Sports in Gdansk.

Current appointments:

1. Director of Laboratory for Neurobiology of Action Programming, Institute of the Human Brain of Russian Academy of Sciences

2. Professor, Department of neuropsychology, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University, Poland


Leningrad Lyceum (School 239) for physics and mathematics 1963-1966 mathematics and physics

State University of Leningrad, Department of Theoretical Physics Master of Physics 1966-1971 Physics

Institute for Experimental Medicine of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR. Candidate of Biological Sciences 1972-1975 Human neurophysiology

University for Marks-Lenin Philosophy, St. Petersburg Master of Philosophy 1974-1976 Philosophy

Institute for Experimental Medicine of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR Doctor of Biological Sciences 1975-1984 Psychophysiology and biological cybernetics

Institute of Psychology, Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondhem, Norway Professorship in Psychology 2003-2015 Psychology

Suprime Attestation Commission of Russia Full Professorship in Physiology 2005 Human Psychophysiology

Department of neuropsychology, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University (AFMKU) Professorship in Psychology 2009 Neuropsychology

Research and Professional Experience:

Present positions:

Director of laboratory for neurobiology of action programming. Institute of the Human Brain of The Russian Academy of Sciences (St.-Petersburg). 12a, Pavlov street., St.-Petersburg, 197376.

Professor, Department of neuropsychology, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University (AFMKU)

Previous employment:

2003-2015 Professor, Institute of Psychology, Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondhem, 7491, NTNU, Dragvall, Norway

1985-1990 Head of Laboratory of Neuroinformatics. Institute for Experimental Medicine of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR. Department of Human Neurophysiology,12 Pavlov St., Leningrad 197022, USSR.

1978-1985 Senior research fellow of the same Institute.

1975-1978 Junior research fellow of the same Institute

Scientific experience:

Primary fields of interest:

Quantitative EEG, Event-related potentials (ERPs), Neurotherapy (neurofeedback, tDCS, DBS); QEEG/ERP neuromarkers of ADHD, schizophrenia, OCD and other brain disorders; Intracranial ERPs and multi-unit activity in psychiatric and neurological patients; Realistic neural network simulation; Intracranial recordings of pO2, local blood flow and infra-slow potentials;

1984-1990 - Director of the “Living Nature” Program of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR

1986-1997 - Member of the Board of Directors of the International Organization of Psychophysiology (IOP)

1988 - 1998 - Associate Editor of the Journal of Human Physiology, Russian Academy of Sciences

1989-1994 - Director of the "Neuroinformatics" Project of the Russian Academy of Sciences

1996-present - Member of the Board of Directors of the Neuroinformatics Society of Russia

1997-2002 - professor in cognitive neurosciences, St. Petersburg State University, Department of Biology.

1996 - co-founder of Potential Ltd. (a Russian company for producing EEG/ERP equipment)

1998-2004 - President of a non-profit organization for diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, St.-Petersburg, Russia

2001-2004 – President of European Chapter of International Society for Neuronal Regulation.

2002 – present – Associate Editor of the Journal of Neurotherapy.

2003 – 2015 – Professor at the Department of Psychology of the Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondheim.

2004- present Member of the Board of the Society for Applied Neurosciences

2007 – present - member of the scientific board of the International Brain Research Foundation

2009 – co-founder of HBImed AG - a Swiss-based company for research and development of the Human Brain Index database

2009 – present honorary member of the Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia,

2009 – present honorary member of the Polish Neuropsychological Society)

2009 – present - member of Editorial Board of the journal “Acta Neuropsychologica”


2013 – award of honoree doctor (doctor honoris causa) from Sport Academy in Gdansk, Poland.

2010 – Copernicus Prize, Distinguished Award of the Polish Neuropsychological Society.

2009 – Award for the year’s most significant publication in the field of neurofeedback, Foundation for Neurofeedback and Applied Neuroscience.

2005 – Medal of Honor from the Russian Federation

1994, 1998, 2000, 2002 - the Eminent Scholar of Russia

1990 – award-diploma of the USSR Academy of Sciences for the Highest Achievement (Discovery) in Science.

1985 – USSR State Prize Winner in Science, the USSR State Highest Award for fundamental research.

1976 – Bronze medal of the USSR Exhibition of Science achievements

1963 – Silver Medal for excellent graduation from the Leningrad Lyceum of Physics and Mathematics

1961-1963 – award-diploma of Leningrad School Olympiad in Physics

1960 – Praising deed for excellent graduation of the Gymnasium 280 of Leningrad


244 publications (including 12 books) from 1972 to 2016. Hirsch Index: 23.

The most important publications during the last 3 years (2013-2016).


1. Functional neuromarkers for psychiatry: applications for diagnosis and treatment. 2016, Academic Press, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Boston, Heidelberg, London, New York, Oxford, Paris, San Diego, San Fransisco, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, 462 p.

2. Pachalska M., Kaczmarek B.L.J., Kropotov J.D. 2014. [Clinical Neuropsychology: from theory to practice] Neuropsychologia kliniczna: od teorii do praktyki. Wydawnistwo Naukowe PWN SA, Warsaw

Scientific papers.

1: Grane VA, Brunner JF, Endestad T, Aasen IE, Kropotov J, Knight RT, Solbakk AK. ERP Correlates of Proactive and Reactive Cognitive Control in Treatment-Naïve Adult ADHD. PLoS One. 2016

2: Kropotov J, Ponomarev V, Tereshchenko EP, Müller A, Jäncke L. Effect of Aging on ERP Components of Cognitive Control. Front Aging Neurosci. 2016 8:69.

3: Kropotov JD, Ponomarev VA. Differentiation of neuronal operations in latent components of event-related potentials in delayed match-to-sample tasks. Psychophysiology. 2015 52(6):826-38.

4: Zielińska J, Góral-Półrola J, Półrola P, Łuckoś M, Kropotov JD, Pąchalska M. Hyper-frontality in an OCD patient - evidence from event-related potentials in a cued GO/NOGO task. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2016 3(2):276-9.

5: Mirski A, Pąchalska M, Moskała M, Orski M, Orska M, Miąskiewicz M, Zapała J, Kropotov JD. Neuromarkers of anxiety and depression in a patient after neuro-ophthalmic surgery of the meningioma - effect of individually-tailored tDCS and neurofeedback. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2015; 22(4):718-23.

6: Chrapusta A, Pąchalska M, Wilk-Frańczuk M, Starczyńska M, Kropotov JD. Evaluation of the effectiveness of neurofeedback in the reduction of Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a patient following high-voltage electric shock with the use of ERPs. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2015;22(3):556-63.

7: Chantsoulis M, Mirski A, Rasmus A, Kropotov JD, Pachalska M. Neuropsychological rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury patients. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2015;22(2):368-79.

8: Kozhushko NIu, Evdokimov SA, Matveev IuK, Tereshchenko EP, Kropotov IuD. [Local EEG characteristics of the children with psychic abnormalities, examined by independent components analysis (ICA)]. Fiziol Cheloveka. 2014 40(5):30-7. Russian.

9: Evdokimov SA, Pronina MV, Poliakova GIu, Ponomarev VA, Poliakov IuI, Kropotov IuD. [Analysis of independent components for event-related potentials from patients with an established diagnosis of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive and depressive disorders]. Zh Vyssh Nerv Deiat Im I P Pavlova. 2014 Sep-Oct;64(5):500-9. Russian.

10: Kozhushko NIu, Kropotov IuD, Matveev IuK, Semivolos VI, Tereshchenko EP, Holiavin AI. [Brain structures and functional pecularities in children with mental disorders and transcranial direct current stimulation]. Fiziol Cheloveka. 2014 40(4):36-43. Russian.

11: Graczyk M, Pąchalska M, Ziółkowski A, Mańko G, Łukaszewska B, Kochanowicz K, Mirski A, Kropotov ID. Neurofeedback training for peak performance. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2014;21(4):871-5.

12: Brunner JF, Olsen A, Aasen IE, Løhaugen GC, Håberg AK, Kropotov J. Neuropsychological parameters indexing executive processes are associated with independent components of ERPs. Neuropsychologia. 2015 66:144-56.

13: Saunders N, Downham R, Turman B, Kropotov J, Clark R, Yumash R, Szatmary A. Working memory training with tDCS improves behavioral and neurophysiological symptoms in pilot group with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and with poor working memory. Neurocase. 2015; 21(3):271-8.

14: Ogrim G, Kropotov J, Brunner JF, Candrian G, Sandvik L, Hestad KA. Predicting the clinical outcome of stimulant medication in pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: data from quantitative electroencephalography, event-related potentials, and a go/no-go test. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2014 Feb 3;10:231-42.


Gymnastics (Master of Sports of the USSR), swimming


Event Related Potentials (ERPs) and other EEG Based Methods for Extracting Biomarkers of Brain Dysfunction: Examples from Pediatric Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

1Neuropsychiatric Team, Åsebråten Outpatient Clinic, Østfold Hospital Trust, 2Institute of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 3Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Gothenburg, 4P. Bechtereva Institute of the Human Brain, Russian Academy of Sciences, 5Department of Neuropsychology, Andrzej Frycz-Modrzewski Krakow University

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