UB Dept. of Neurology Stroke Division to Present at Intl Stroke Conference

The stroke division of the UB Dept. of Neurology will present 5 papers at the upcoming International Stroke Conference to be held February 22-24, 2017 in Houston, TX.  Stroke faculty named on the abstracts include Drs. Marilou Ching, Christopher Deline, Amit Kandel, Ashkan Mowla, and Robert Sawyer.  Several current and recently graduated housestaff are also listed as authors, including Khaleeq Ahmed, Haris Kamal, Sanhya Mehla, and Aurangzeb Memon.  Annemarie Crumlish, research coordinator, and Navdeep Lail, research assistant, played key organizational roles.  The presentations include research investigations into the risk of home antiplatelet and subtherapeutic anticoagulant therapy on intravenous (thrombolysis (IV tPA), impact of low platelet counts on IV tPA, and outcomes of stroke occurring during hospitalization.

Drs. Ashkan Mowla, Peyman Shirani, Robert Sawyer, and Christopher Deline (left to right)

Drs. Ashkan Mowla, Peyman Shirani, Robert Sawyer, and Christopher Deline (left to right)

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