Dr. Àlex Rovira is a full time neuroradiologist, who gained his MD in 1983 at the Autonomos University of Barcelona. After formal training in Radiology at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital (Barcelona), he undertook a visiting fellowship at Shands Hospital (Gainesville, University of Florida) in 1989. In 1990, he became staff neuroradiologist at the Section of Neuroradiology at Vall d’Hebron Hospital (Barcelona, Spain). Dr. Rovira is Director of the Magnetic Resonance Unit, and of the Section of Neuroradiology at University Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona (Spain). Dr. Rovira is also Professor of Radiology and Neuroimmunology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is specialised in diagnostic neuroradiology, and head and neck radiology, with particular interest in demyelinating diseases, stroke, neuro-oncology, hepatic encephalopathy, and head and neck tumors. He is currently Vice-President of the European Society of Neuroradiology, Co-Chairman of MAGNIMS (European Multicenter Collaborative Research Network on MRI in MS), and member of the Executive Committee of the Spanish Society of Radiology and of the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies. He is on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Neuroradiology, Neuroradiology and MS Forum, and member of the International Advisory Board on Clinical Trials in MS. He also served on the Lucien Appel Prize Award Jury of the European Society of Neuroradiology from 2006 to 2012, as Editor of Neuroradiology in the Spanish Journal of Radiology, and as Director of the 10th and 11th Cycles of the Pierre Lasjaunias European Course of Neuroradiology (2008-2012). Dr Rovira has authored or co-authored more than 260 original papers, 25 review papers, 25 book chapters or monographs, and more than 400 invited conference presentations.