Professor Vincent Thijs

Professor Vincent Thijs graduated from the University of Leuven, Belgium in 1995 and completed his  neurology training at the University Hospitals in Leuven and at the Stanford Stroke Center in California. He led the Stroke unit at the University Hospitals in Leuven until 2015 when he migrated to Australia.  He is the Head of Stroke at the Austin Hospital and also consults via the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Program. He completed a Phd in Biomedical Sciences in 2004 on stroke imaging. He is the co-head of the Stroke Theme at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.  Vincent has a particular interest and expertise in stroke and headache, but is also proficient in the management of general neurological disorders.  In his spare time he enjoys running, watching movies and literature.