Professor Vincent Thijs
Professor Vincent Thijs is a stroke neurologist and clinician researcher specialising in stroke with more than 15 years of experience in the field. In his career as a clinician, he has led stroke units in Belgium and is now the Head of Stroke at Austin Health. He is the co-head of the Stroke Theme at The Florey.
Vincent’s main research topics include acute stroke imaging, genetics of stroke, atrial fibrillation and cryptogenic stroke.
- Has published in top tier journals NEJM, Lancet, Nature Medicine, Nature Genetics, and Lancet Neurology
- He has more than 30 articles in the leading journal in the field of stroke.
- He has been on the steering committee of 10 randomized clinical trials (MITI-IV, WAKEUP, SCAST, TASTE, AXIS2, REACT-AF, DIAGNOSE-AF, SOCRATES, RESPECT-ESUS, TEXAIS)
- He was the national coordinator of more than 10 trials both in the field of acute stroke and secondary prevention of stroke