Candice Perkins, M.D. is Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology in the School of Medicine and Director of the Stroke Program at Stony Brook University Hospital. Her program participates in numerous nationwide clinical trials targeting the treatment of strokes, Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. She also has developed research protocols involving stroke prevention and aphasia, as well as special protocols involving MRI, including function MRI. Her work has been published in Stroke and she is involved in various community education programs on stroke and related conditions.
Specific areas of expertise: Microhemorrhage, stroke related depression, Intracerebral Hemmorrhage, Transcranial Doppler, and Alzheimer's disease.
William E. Van Nostrand, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Medicine. He directs an active basic research program in the biochemistry and molecular pathology involved in the cerebral vascular pathology of Alzheimer's disease and a condition known as cerebral amyloid angiopathy. In addition, other efforts in the laboratory focus on the regulation of thrombosis during cerebral vascular injury that occurs during stroke.
Areas of expertise: Cerebral vascular pathology; neuroinflammation; hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke; proteinase inhibition; transgenic mouse models.
Brook University 2008
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