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Dr. Hanne Christensen

About Dr. Hanne Christensen

Prof. Hanne Christensen

Chair of the Council of Fellows


Hanne Christensen MD, PhD, DMSCi is Professor of Neurology with Special Focus on Stroke at the University of Copenhagen and Senior Stroke Consultant at Bispebjerg & Frederiksberg Hospitals; she has been a FESO since 2008.

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She is Chairperson of the Danish Stroke Society and prior member of Board of Directors of ESO. She is Course Director of Neurology at the University of Copenhagen and involved in European and National guidelines in cerebrovascular diseases and in antithrombotics.

Research Interests include acute stroke and in-hospital treatment including secondary prevention with focus on imaging. She serves on the editorial several journals and is supervisor for 9 ongoing or completed PhD-students, author of +85 Medline indexed articles and 3 textbook chapters.

Clinical focus is on establishing pathways to ensure high quality evidence based treatment and care for all presentations of stroke and TIA including long-term follow up and sector crossing.

Executive Comittee

Danilo Toni


Dr. Danilo Toni is Director of the Emergency Department Stroke Unit in University Rome Sapienza. Since 1985 he has been involved in study design, quality control, data analysis, steering committee and national coordination of many therapeutic international trials and registries (ECASS, ECASS II, ECASS III, ECASS IV, TESPI SITS-MOST, RE-SPECT ESUS, NAVIGATE ESUS, SAFFO).

Prof. Bart Van der Worp

Utrecht, Netherlands
President Elect

Bart Van der Worp is a neurologist with a special interest in cerebrovascular diseases at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is a member of the recently founded Dutch CONTRAST consortium which aims to identify and test new treatments.

Dr. Cristina Tiu



Dr. Cristina Tiu, is associated professor at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy ”Carol Davila” Bucharest and Head of Stroke Unit in the University Hospital Bucharest, one of the largest hospitals in Romania.

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