Prof.Nijasri C. Suwanwela graduated from Chulalongkorn University and had her residency training at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. She was later awarded by King Anandamahidol Foundation to study as Fellow in Cerebrovascular diseases at the Massachusetts General hospital, USA. After returning to Thailand, she pioneered the throbolysis use and neurosonology in the country. Prof. Suwanwela is currently Director of Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Stroke Center in Bangkok, Thailand. She is the past Head of Neurology Division at the Chulalongkorn University, vice president of the Neurological Society of Thailand, vice president of the Thai Stroke Society, and Presdent of the Asian Stroke Advisory Panel. She published more than 50 peer reviewed articles and many book chapters.