Michael Mazya | World Stroke Organization
Michael Mazya

Michael Mazya

Associate Professor in Neurology

Member Bio

In April this year, I submitted my application for a position of associate professor in neurology at the Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden). Born in 1981 and graduating as MD in 2007, I completed specialist training in neurology in 2015, received a PhD degree in 2014 (main supervisor Nils Wahlgren) and became a consultant physician in 2019. My clinical and research interest centres on acute stroke therapies including their hemorrhagic complications, prehospital triage systems. More recently, building a fruitful collaboration with colleagues in neuroradiology, I have become involved in research and clinical implementation projects of novel diagnostic radiological methods in acute stroke, such as dual-energy and spectral computed tomography, as well as high-speed MR techniques.

I hold the position of Network and Research Executive with SITS International, being the national coordinator for SITS in Sweden. In 2010, I co-founded and in 2015-19 chaired the Swedish Acute Neurology Society, affiliated with ESQ and the Neurocritical Care Society. In 2015, I received the Young Investigator Award at the ESQ Conference and in 2012, the Outstanding Young Research in Stroke Award at the ESC. As of today, I have co-authored 32 peer-reviewed scientific papers in journals such as JAMA Neurology, Annals of Neurology, Neurology, and Stroke.

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