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Vladimir Hachinski

Vladimir Hachinski CM O(Ont) MD DSc FRCPC FRSC

Distinguished University Professor of Neurology, Western University, Canada

Vladimir Hachinski, CM O(Ont) MD DSc FRCPC FRSC, Distinguished University Professor of Neurology Western University, Canada, earned an MD from the University of Toronto and trained in neurology and research in Montreal, Toronto, London, U.K. and Copenhagen. 

Pioneered with Dr. John W Norris the world’s first successful acute stroke unit and discovered vital and fatal brain/heart relationships.

With David Cechetto and Shawn Whitehead discovered potentially treatable links between Alzheimer disease and stroke. 

He has authored, co-authored or co-edited 17 books and over 600 publications cited over 29,000 times. He was Editor-in-Chief of STROKE and President of the World Federation of Neurology.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Characterization of Cognitive Decline in Stroke Survivors