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Dr. Michael Mazya

Dr. Michael Mazya


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

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In 2014, he received a PhD degree at the Karolinska Institutet, conducting research on the topic of hemorrhagic complications of intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke, and studies on contraindications to stroke thrombolysis. He holds the position of Network and Research Executive at SITS International. Dr Mazya is a member of the ESO Educational Committee. In 2010, he co-founded the Swedish Acute Neurology Society, affiliated with the ESO and the Neurocritical Care Society. Dr Mazya received the Young Investigator Award at the ESO Conference 2015 and the Outstanding Young Research in Stroke Award at the ESC 2012. His main research interests are acute recanalisation treatments in ischemic stroke, prehospital stroke triage, secondary prevention in stroke, and acute management of intracerebral hemorrhage.

Other Executive Comittee Members

Dr. Miquel Gallofre Lopez

ESO - Vice President

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.

Dr. Niaz Ahmed


Dr. Niaz Ahmed is an associate Professor of Neurology, Karolinska Institutet and Deputy Chief Consultant at the department of Neurology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.