Javier Lagos-Servellón: Born in 1989, in Tegucigalpa the capital city of Honduras, Tegucigalpa.
Training: Graduated in Neurology in National Autonomous University of Honduras. I also made Clinical Neurology residency in Hospital Escuela from the National Autonomous University of Honduras and graduated with honours-Magna Cum Laude. Currently in my second and final year of Interventional Neurology in Centro Medico Nacional “20 de noviembre” from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
In the time period from March- June 2022 I spent an Observerhsip in the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology in Bern, Switzerland
Research Areas: The research area I have been developing is the application of technologies in the education and awareness of Stroke through smartphone apps. I also had a role in the development of the first stroke registry in the largest referral hospital in Honduras, data that was published at the 2020 WSO congress.I am working on the potential applications for Artificial Intelligence in stroke networks and detecting complications due to dysphagia. Upon returning to Honduras, I will support the Latin American registry of Stroke LASE.
Awards: I was selected as the “best resident “of Neurology in 2020. I currently serve as chief resident of Interventional Neurology in Centro Medico Nacional “20 de noviembre” in Mexico.In 2021, I received the award for the best research work by the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Honduras and multiple grants for assistance of INR conferences, also recognized and granted by the WFITN for an observership in the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology in Bern, Switzerland.
Professional: Chief of residents of Interventional Neurology. Active member of ALATAC “Alianza Joven Latinoamericana contra el ACV” translated as” Young Latin American Alliance Against Stroke” and part of the Research Committee of this organization. Member of Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology(SVIN), European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurologica Therapy and the World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuorradiology (WFITN)
Publications: I have published in local journals in Honduras on the current status of cerebrovascular disease from a national and public health perspective. These publications emphasize the opening and extension of acute recanalization therapy.In the same way, I have published the efforts of stroke awareness campaigns in abstracts published in the International Journal of Stroke. I have published clinical cases and aneurysm care systems as abstracts in SVIN's Stroke journal.
In Private: I currently live temporarily in Mexico City, with plans to return to northern Honduras. I love spending time with my family whenever I can. I like travelling, learning about different cultures, biking, cooking, and eating good food. I read science fiction, meditation, science, nonfiction and self-improvement books. My biggest passion is music, with a healthy obsession of collecting vinyl records of different types of music.
Achieving our vision of a life free from stroke is a task that WSO cannot achieve alone. We are committed to building our partnerships at the global, regional and national level to scale up and deliver improvements in prevention, treatment and support to reduce the burden of stroke.
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