Scientific Committee

Provides scientific guidance for the activities of SITS.
Prof. Nils Wahlgren, SITS Chairman
Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Karolinska University Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden
Prof. Valeria Caso
Professor of Neurology
University of Perugia                                        
Perugia, Italy
Prof. Gary Ford
Director, NIHR Stroke Research Network
University of Newcastle
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Prof. Lawrence Ka Sing Wang
Chief neurologist
Prince of Wales Hospital
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Prof. Risto Roine
Professor and chair
Department of Neurology
Turku University Hospital
Turku, Finland
Prof. Danilo Toni
Professor of Neurology
Director Emergency Department Stroke Unit
Hospital Policlinico Umberto I
Dept. of Neurology and Psychiatry
‘Sapienza’ University
Rome, Italy
Assoc. Prof. Niaz Ahmed
SITS Vice Chairman & Senior Researcher
Associate Professor of Neurology
Neurologist at Karolinska Stroke Department
Department of Neurology
Karolinska University Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden
Prof. Antoni Davalos
Head of the Department of Neurosciences
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Werner Hacke
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
Heidelberg, Germany
Dr. Robert Mikulik
Director of Stroke Program
Neurology Department
St.Anne's University Hospital
Brno, Czech Republic
Prof. Kennedy Lees
Clinical stroke researcher
University of Glasgow
School of Medicine
Glasgow, Scotland
Dr. Turgut Tatlisumak
Chief of Stroke Unit
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Helsinki, Finland