David Y. Huang, MD, PhD

David Y. Huang, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Director of the UNC Health Comprehensive Stroke Center has dedicated over two decades to advancing our understanding and treatment of stroke through his work on pathophysiology, epidemiology, prevention, and clinical trials. His tenure at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has seen him ascend from Assistant Professor to his current role as a Professor, alongside significant leadership positions such as the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and the Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center.

In recent years, Dr. Huang has concentrated on clinical studies for acute ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage treatments, holding pivotal roles in several multicenter trials and contributing to the development of international stroke treatment protocols. His leadership and expertise have extended to serving on executive committees and protocol advisory committees for groundbreaking studies, including stem cell therapy trials for stroke recovery.

Throughout his career, Dr. Huang has been a site PI for numerous studies, contributing to significant advancements in stroke prevention and treatment. His professional memberships and honors, including Fellow status in several prestigious associations, underscore his profound impact on neurology and stroke research. Dr. Huang's work not only advances scientific knowledge but also directly translates into improved patient care, making him a key figure in the field of Neurology.

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