Dr. Laurent Derex

Dr. Laurent Derex


Laurent Derex, MD, PhD, is board certified in neurology, co-Head of the Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Neurological Hospital, University of Lyon, France.

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He was educated at the Lyon University and Cincinnati University (USA). His main research interests are related to acute stroke diagnosis and treatment. He has authored more than 140 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He is co-Chair of the Scientific Committee of the French Neurovascular Society and Fellow of the European Stroke Organisation.

Other Executive Comittee Members

Dr. Michael Mazya


Michael Mazya works as a Neurologist at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr. Miquel Gallofre Lopez


Neurologist with wide experience in management of health institutions and healthcare planning, since 2004 he has been Director of the Stroke Program, a Catalan Health Department Master Plan that focuses on all stages of stroke care at a region-wide level.