Colin Derdeyn, M.D., is a Professor of Radiology, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology at Washington University. In 2013, he was appointed Vice Chair and Chair-Elect of the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Dr. Derdeyn is principal investigator of the Specialized Program for Translational Research in the Acute Stroke Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the School of Medicine. His research focuses on improving Stroke diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Derdeyn and his colleagues have been developing ways to use positron emission tomography (PET) scans to track brain blood flow rates, taking a close look at how brain blood vessels and the brain itself respond to reduced pressure in the arteries that feed the brain.
Title: Cerebral Hemodynamics and Stroke Risk