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Prof

Vincent Thijs

Honorary
genetics
epidemiology
Imaging
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
neurosciences & neurology
clinical neurology
humans
stroke
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Prof

Vincent Thijs

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Stroke
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Prof

Vincent Thijs

 

Vincent Thijs is the Head of Stroke at the Austin Health since 2015. He recently moved from Belgium where he headed the Stroke Unit at the University Hospitals in Leuven.

He was a professor at the Department of Neurosciences at KULeuven and a research fellow at the VIB (www.vib.be). He was twice awarded a Clinical Investigatorship by the FWO (main research fund in Flanders). His research interests include acute stroke treatment, stroke prevention, young stroke, the genetics of atrial fibrillation and stroke, and neuroimaging. Professor Thijs completed a PhD on magnetic resonance imaging in stroke, and has served on the steering committee of several acute stroke clinical trials (WAKE-UP, SCAST, MITI-IV and AXIS) and secondary prevention trials (SOCRATES, RE-SPECT ESUS and REACT-AF). Professor Thijs is a member of the International Stroke Genetics Consortium and an editorial board member of Stroke journal and the European Stroke Journal. He has authored or co-authored more than 170 peer-reviewed papers on stroke.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2016

FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians


2015

FAHA - Fellow of the American Heart Association


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Florey Department Of Neuroscience And Mental Health

Education


Doctor in Biomedical Sciences

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Neurologist

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Medical Doctor

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven