Dr. Rick Swartz
Brain Challenges: Aging and Stroke - SOLD OUT
November 28th, 1:00-3:00 pm
As our population ages and we face a tsunami of brain disorders, we need to better understand the inner workings of the brain to develop more effective forms of prevention and treatment. Join us for a discussion about the aging process of the brain and the connection to blood vessel health. Dr. Rick Swartz will also explore how our understanding of the brain is leading to novel and more effective treatments for stroke patients.
Bio - Dr. Rick Swartz
Dr. Rick Swartz is a stroke neurologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, director of the Sunnybrook Stroke Research Unit, medical director of the North‐East GTA Regional Stroke Network, assistant professor, Neurology, University of Toronto and director of the U of T Stroke Program. His clinical specialty is stroke neurology, with a focus on stroke in the young, stroke in pregnancy, intracranial vascular diseases, and the functional consequences of stroke including vascular cognitive impairment. His research focuses on improving functional impairment in stroke patients – from hyperacute clinical trials to long‐term complications, with a focus on intracranial vascular diseases.