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Université de Bordeaux

Bradford B. Worrall

Last update Wednesday 10 February 2021

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

Bradford B. Worrall

Bradford B. Worrall is a Professor of neurology and public health sciences at the University of Virginia and Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship there.

He has been active in numerous stoke genetics trials over the past 15 years including the Ischaemic Stroke Genetics Study (ISGS), the Siblings with Ischaemic Stroke Study (SWISS), the Genetics of Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Anticoagulation (GOCHA) study and the Familial Intracranial Aneurysm (FIA) study. He co-PI'd a U-01 funded GWAS of treatement response grant with Michele Sale using the Vitamin Intervention for Stroke Prevention (VISP) trial. The overall project is known as the Genome-wide Association Research Network into Effects of Treatment (GARNET) and includes a wide range of randomised clinical trials in many disease types. He is a founding member of the International Stroke Genetics Consortium and runs a translational stroke genetics laboratory at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Worrall is a co-Principal Investigator of the Stroke Genetics Network (SiGN) which funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and co-chairs the Phenotype Harmonization committee.

Dr. Worrall is also an Associate Editor for the journal Neurology where he handles the cerebrovascular disease, neurocritical care, and education portfolios.