BIOMED: Lenstra Lecture 2018

Staff - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences

Date: 1 October 2018 / 17:30 - 18:50

The Stroke Center at the Neurocentro della Svizzera italiana (NSI) is pleased to host the first edition of the Lenstra Lecture, featuring invited speaker:

Prof. Gregory W. Albers, MD, Director of the Stanford Stroke Center, Stanford Medical Center, Neurology and Neurological Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA;

on Monday, October 1, 2018
from 5:30PM to 6:50PM
at the Aula magna of the Ospedale Regionale di Lugano (Civico)

Throughout his career, Professor Albers has been conviced that stroke is a treatable disease. With his pioneer and innovative approach to imaging and management of ischemic stroke, he contributed to the contemporary revolution of stroke treatment, changing the guidelines of acute stroke
care and the outcome of innumerable patients worldwide.

The Lecture has been originated in 2018 with the support of Reijer and Antonia Lenstra, to promote education in neurosciences. The Lecture offers a unique opportunity for our medical, academic and healthcare community to meet prominent scientists from all over the world, recognized for
outstanding contributions in patient-oriented stroke research.


The lecutre will be moderated by:

- PD Carlo Cereda, MD, Co-Head of Stroke Center, Neurology Clinic of NSI and lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lausanne (Unil, CHUV)

- Prof. Alain Kaelin, MD, Dr. Phil., Medical and Scientific Director of NSI and Professor of medicine at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)

- Claudio Städler, MD, Head of Stroke Center, Chairman of NSI


Neurocentro della Svizzera italiana
Via Tesserete 46, 6903 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)91 811 62 57
Fax +41 (0)91 811 62 19
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