Ingrid Brands MD PhD
CEO, co-founder and owner
As co-founder Ingrid was appointed Chief Executive Officer when BioStrand was founded in 2019. She is a serial-entrepreneur and seasoned leader with more than 2 decades of senior research and management experience under her belt.
She is committed to growing BioStrand into a global player in the genetic research space. During her 25-year career in medicine and neurorehabilitation, Ingrid enhanced the care of patients suffering from acquired brain injuries.
She contributed to the innovative and cross-domain approaches in neuropsychological rehabilitation. She also held senior research posts at Libra Revalidatie & Audiologie, Eindhoven, and the department of Rehabilitation of Erasmus University, the Netherlands. She was sub-director of education in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Libra and active in several committees of the Dutch association of PM&R.
PhD in neurorehabilitation, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Graduated Magna cum Laude in Medicine, University of Leuven, Belgium. Specialised in PM&R.