South Shore Neurology Editor’s Note: Dr. Pascually, an adjunct professor of medicine at the University of California, Irvine, has been leading the investigation into the causes of MI for more than a decade.
His work has identified a range of biomarkers, which are being used by the American Heart Association to better understand the disease.
For his work, Dr. Patel was selected to co-chair a task force of the American Academy of Neurology that reviewed the scientific evidence for MI.
He is the author of several books, including The Pathophysiology of MI: A Guide for Neurologists and Physician Educators.
More:Dr. Paspalual is an adjunct faculty member at the Department of Neurologic Surgery at the UCI, where he is the lead investigator on the research project.
He holds a Ph.
D. in neuroscience from the University in Vienna and an M.D., from the UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. Patel is the director of the Center for Neuroheart Protection and Stroke at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
He has a master’s degree in cardiovascular surgery from Johns Hopkins and a doctorate in medicine from Harvard Medical School.
He serves on the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Scientific Committee on MI.
His current research focuses on the effects of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in patients with MI.
Dr. Janssen is a neurologist and director of a clinical trial center in South Dakota, and he has also served on the committee on MI and cardiopulation in the American Medical Association.
He received his Ph.
D. from Yale University in 2004 and his M.A. in neurology from Columbia University Medical Center in 2005.
Dr. Jonssen has been a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Board of Neurologists, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
He served on its Scientific Advisory Board from 2000-2003.
He currently serves as the president of the South Dakota Association of Clinical Neurosurgery.
He lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.