Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology

Cerebrovascular Disorders Faculty

Bernstein, Richard A

Bernstein, Richard A

Professor of Neurology (Stroke and Neurocritical Care)

Description of Interests

Neurovascular Critical Care, Stroke, Stroke of unknown cause, stroke in young people, acute stroke therapy, atrial fibrillation, stem cell therapy for stroke.

Curran, Yvonne M

Curran, Yvonne M

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Comprehensive Neurology) and Neurology (Stroke and Neurocritical Care)

Description of Interests

General neurology, migraines, cerebrovascular disorders, stroke and telestroke.

Kessler, John A

Kessler, John A

Professor of Neurology (Comprehensive Neurology) and Pharmacology

Description of Interests

Our laboratory investigates stem cell biology and approaches to regeneration of the damaged or diseased nervous system. I have had two R01 grants for more than 25 years that are focused on the biolo... [more]

Miller, Richard J

Miller, Richard J

Professor of Pharmacology

Prabhakaran, Shyam

Prabhakaran, Shyam

Professor of Neurology (Stroke and Neurocritical Care) and Medical Social Sciences

Description of Interests

Aneurysm; Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM); Carotid Stenosis; Intracerebral Hemorrhage; Intracranial Occlusive Disease; Intracranial Stenosis; Stroke; Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Ruff, Ilana M

Ruff, Ilana M

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Stroke and Neurocritical Care)

Description of Interests

In my clinic I see patients with transient ischemic attacks, ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes, and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. I evaluate patients as a second opinion to establish what may... [more]

Savas, Jeffrey N

Savas, Jeffrey N

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders), Medicine and Pharmacology

Description of Interests

My research interests are centered on elucidating the pathogenic mechanisms which drive synaptopathies and proteinopathies in the mammalian nervous system. As a first step, we use reductionist biochem... [more]

Sorond, Farzaneh A

Sorond, Farzaneh A

Professor of Neurology (Stroke and Neurocritical Care)