Professor Martin Dichgans, MD

Dr Dichgans major areas of research are the mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of cerebral small vessel disease and vascular dementia. His methodological focus is in genetics, imaging and the conduction of investigator-initiated studies. He is the author of more than 160 original and review articles, the author of numerous book chapters and a member of several guideline committees. He has been principal investigator in a number of clinical trials including a multi-center trial in vascular dementia and has received a number of research awards. He is on the editorial board of the journals Stroke, Cerebrovascular Diseases and Frontiers in Stroke. He previously has served in the post of Chair of METASTROKE within the ISGC.