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 injury. 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 as Doctor in Medicine, University of Leuven, Belgium, Training in PM&R


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