Laurent Pierot is Professor of Radiology in the faculty of Medicine of Reims (France) and Head of the department of Neuroradiology in University Hospital in Reims since 2001. He was trained in Neuroradiology in La Salpêtrière Hospital (Pr J. Chiras) and in Foundation Rothschild Hospital (Pr J. Moret) in Paris. His clinical, academic, and research activity are focused on Neuroradiology, mainly Interventional Neuroradiology. His Research activities are focused on evaluation of therapies in the field of Interventional Neuroradiology (intracranial aneurysms, stroke therapy, brain and spine vascular malformations treatment). He is (or was) Principal Investigator for several multicenter French (ATENA, CLARITY, ARETA, WEB French Observatory, SAFE) and European trials (BRAVO, WEBCAST, WEBCAST2). Professor Pierot has published more than 150 papers (including more than 70 in the last 5 years) in the most important Journals for Neuroradiology and Vascular Disorders of the brain, including Stroke, Radiology, AJNR, Neuroradiology, JNIS, Journal of Neuroradiology, and EJMINT He is Editor-in-Chief for EJMINT and Journal of Neuroradiology, Section Editor (Interventional Radiology) for Stroke, and member of the Editorial Board of AJNR and Neuroradiology. He was President of French Society of Neuroradiology (SFNR) from 2007 to 2011 and is currently General Secretary of European Society for Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapies (ESMINT).