STROKE PROGRAM

Clinical Advisory Board

Prof Patrick Lyden,

MD, FAAN, FAHA
Committee Chairman
• Carmen and Louis Warschaw Chair in Neurology, Cedars-Sinai
• Conducted the pivotal NINDS clinical trial leading to tPA approval, among numerous other stroke studies
• 2019 William M. Feinberg Award for Excellence in Clinical Stroke, American Stroke Association
• Protocol Principal Investigator on ZZ Biotech’s Phase 2 stroke trial, RHAPSODY

Prof Jeffrey L Saver,

MD, FAAN, FAHA
• Professor and Senior Associate Vice-Chair of Neurology at UC Los Angeles
• Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center
• Served as Principal Investigator of the NIH-NINDS FAST-MAG trial, global Principal Investigator of the SWIFT PRIME trial, and held leadership positions in many other stroke studies
• Chair of the American Heart Association Stroke Council

Prof Johanna Fifi,

MD, FAHA
• Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital
• Associate Director of the Cerebrovascular Center and Director of the Endovascular Stroke Program at the Mount Sinai Health System
• Investigator in several multi-center stroke clinical trials
• Fellow and National Board Member of the Society for Vascular and Interventional Neurology

Prof Cheryl Bushnell,

MD, MHS
• Vice Chair of Research and Stroke Division Chief in the Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University
• Director of the Wake Forest Baptist Stroke Center

• Principal Investigator, Western North Carolina StrokeNet (Regional Coordinating Center)