Dr Jordi Jiménez-Conde, MD, PhD

Dr Jordi Jiménez-Conde is a vascular neurologist of the Department of Neurology, head of Genetics in Neurovascular Research Group (NEUVAS) in the Institut Hospital del Mar d’Investigacions Mèdiques, and Professor of Neurology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He focuses his research to cerebrovascular diseases, mainly to genetics and epigenetics of stroke, stroke recovery, aging and neuroimaging.

He graduated in medicine at University of Barcelona and specialized in neurology at Hospital Universitari del Mar. He completed his postdoctoral training in genetics at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard and the Broad Institute, Boston. He was a member of Jonathan Rosand’s lab in 2008 and has been involved with the ISGC since then. He led the implementation of BASICMAR, the register and biobank of stroke patients from the area of Hospital del Mar (nowadays >6000 strokes included), and co-founded and co-leads the Spanish Stroke Genetics Consortium (GeneStroke) where has served as PI of several grants about genetics and epigenetics of stroke.