Dr. Urs Fischer is “Professor for Acute Neurology and Stroke” at the department of neurology, University Hospital Bern, and co-director of the Clinical Trial Unit (CTU), University of Bern. He studied in Bern, London, San Francisco and Lomé and graduated in 2000. He trained as a neurologist in Bern. In 2008/2009 he performed a “Master of Science by Research in Clinical Neurology” at the University of Oxford.

In 2014, Dr. Fischer became an associate professor and in 2015 he was elected as “Professor for Acute Neurology and Stroke” at the University of Bern (Extraordinarius). He is the co-chair of the stroke center Bern and chair of the department of acute neurology. Furthermore he is co-director of the Clinical Trial Unit at the University of Bern.