exp:news_feed:department site="neurology" category_id="291" parse="inward" year="" month="" count="5"

News

Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S

Study Shows No Additional Benefit of Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Certain Strokes

Researchers are always seeking a better method of stroke prevention than aspirin, but a recent multi-center study that included the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine showed that oral anticoagulants presented no significant benefit for preventing recurrent stroke for patients with embolic strokes of undetermined source (ESUS).

Read more »

Shivank Bhatia, M.D.

Dr. Shivank Bhatia Named Chair of Interventional Radiology

Shivank Bhatia, M.D., a member of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and associate professor of interventional radiology, has been named chair of the Department of Interventional Radiology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Bhatia has been responsible for many multidisciplinary initiatives that have moved a number of advanced clinical treatments forward.

Read more »

From left, Dr. Walter Bradley, Dr. Ram Ayyar, and Dr. Ralph Sacco at the AAN meeting.

UM Neurology Physician-Scientists Have Large Presence at AAN Annual Meeting

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of neurologists, attracting nearly 15,000 neurology professionals across the globe to network, discuss cutting-edge research, and take part in top-rated educational programing.

Read more »

From left, Emerson Fittipaldi, Stephen Olvey, M.D., and Marc Buoniconti.

Screening of Autosports Safety Documentary Raises Money for KiDZ Neuroscience Center

An advance screening of a documentary about the work of autosports safety pioneer Stephen Olvey, M.D., drew a large audience of famed race drivers and other supporters to help raise money for the KiDZ Neuroscience Center at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Read more »

Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D.

UM Expert Co-Authors New Recommendations to Improve Stroke Systems of Care and Patient Outcomes

A neurologist with UHealth — the University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine co-authored newly released guidelines to translate the latest advances in stroke care to improve patient outcomes. The statement emphasizes the need for certified stroke treatment centers to turn major advances in scientific knowledge and innovations in stroke care into better patient outcomes, and says comprehensive stroke sys

Read more »