Dr. Luciano A. Sposato Western University, Canada1 Talk
Dr. Luciano Sposato is a stroke neurologist and clinician-researcher in the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, Western University, London, ON, Canada. He holds the Kathleen and Henry Barnett Chair in Stroke Research, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Sposato earned a medical degree from the University... read moreof Buenos Aires in Argentina in 1993. Subsequently, he served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine (1997) and Neurology (2003) at the Hospital de Clínicas, University of Buenos Aires. Dr Sposato was the Head of the Stroke Center at the Institute of Neurosciences, Favaloro Foundation University Hospital, and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Institute of Cognitive Neurology (INECO), Buenos Aires, Argentina. He joined the Department in 2015. Dr. Sposato’s research focuses on the heart and brain connection, including, stroke, atrial fibrillation, dementia, heart failure, and on stroke epidemiology. Dr. Sposato founded the Stroke, Dementia & Heart Disease Lab at Western University and leads PARADISE (Pathophysiology and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Detected after Ischemic Stroke), a multidisciplinary and translational research initiative which involves epidemiological, clinical, and experimental studies investigating atrial fibrillation diagnosed after stroke.