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Richard Alan Rison - Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County Medical Center

Richard Alan Rison

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County Medical Center

Richard Alan Rison is a deputy editor of the Journal of Medical Case Reports; an associate neurology editor of BMC Neurology, Grand Rounds, and WebmedCentral; and lead editor for case reports of BMC Research Notes. Dr Rison practices general neurology at Neurology Consultants Medical Group, serves as medical director of the PIH Health Hospital-Whittier Stroke Program and the PIH Health Hospital-Whittier Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory, is a clinical assistant professor of neurology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Los Angeles County Medical Center, and is a fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr Rison is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in neurology and vascular neurology, and neurocritical care and neuroimaging by the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. He is also board-certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine in electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr Rison is a former president of the Los Angeles Neurological Society and is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Association.

José M Ferro - Full Professor and Director, Neurosciences Department, Santa Maria Hospital, University of Lisbon

José M Ferro

Full Professor and Director, Neurosciences Department, Santa Maria Hospital, University of Lisbon

Dr Ferro’s main scientific areas of research are stroke, clinical epidemiology, vascular dementia, vascular cognitive impairment, headache, secondary stroke prevention, clinical decision analysis, cerebral vein thrombosis and subarachnoid haemorrhage.

Dr Ferro has led and leads various research projects, such as the International Study of Cerebral Vein and Dural Sinus Thrombosis (ISCVT). Moreover, he was a member of the Steering Committees of the EAFT, ESPS II, TESS II, TACIP, SCOPE, FOP/ASIA and SAFE II studies, as well as a member of the Scientific Committees of the European Stroke Conference, the 3rd and 4th World Stroke Conference, and the Programme Committee of the Stroke Conference. He was conference chairman of the 10th European Stroke Conference. He is also a member of the EUSI Writing Group.

Dr Ferro was a member of the Scientific Committees of the European Stroke Conference, the 3rd and 4th World Stroke Conference, and the Programme Committee of the Stroke Conference. He was conference chairman of the 10th European Stroke Conference. He is also a member of the EUSI Writing Group.

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ESOC 2017 Day 2 highlights from Prague. View Day 1 highlights here. Content produced and shared with kind authorisation of the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) and the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2017).
ESOC 2017 Day 1 highlights from Prague. View Day 2 highlights here. Content produced and shared with kind authorisation of the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) and the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2017).
Pooja Khatri talks to Bart van der Worp about the VISTA trial at ESOC 2017 in Prague. Content produced and shared with kind authorisation of the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) and the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2017).

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The touchNEUROLOGY website provides a selection of resources to inform clinicians and patients about the latest developments in the field. The following are quick, non peer-reviewed, opinion-based updates addressing current trends and opinion on the most recent advances in the area of neurology:

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