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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.

He is a co-founder, Vice Chairman, member of the Scientific Committee and Board Member for the SITS International ( He is a co-chair of ESO- Karolinska Stroke Update Conference’ ( He was the coordinating researcher for SITS-MOST and since 2007 work as a Senior Researcher at Karolinska Stroke Research Unit and International Coordination Centre for SITS. He is a Vice director of the project ‘Fighting Stroke’ ( He is a member of ESO and ESO Conference Committee 2018. He is coordinating several ongoing and upcoming projects and coordinating investigator of Phase-III, multicentre, efficacy randomised controlled trial (I-Stroke II). He is author of more than 60 original articles, several book chapters and accepted abstracts for presentation at international conferences. Have co-supervised 3 doctoral students who defended thesis and currently supervising 4 doctoral students. 

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