Neurosurgeons Help Test Revolutionary Stroke Treatment

Updated February 17, 2015

UB neurosurgeons have played leading roles in testing what has proved to be a dramatically improved treatment for acute ischemic stroke.

Elad I. Levy, MD, professor and chair of neurosurgery, was the clinical trial’s U.S. principal investigator; Adnan Siddiqui, MD, PhD, professor and vice chair of neurosurgery, was the main investigator at Buffalo’s Gates Vascular Institute — a UB clinical training site for neurological medical education.