Coming Out of the Dark Ages of Stroke Healthcare-Dr. Mark Borsody-04/08/2014 - 6:00pm

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Coming Out of the Dark Ages of Stroke Healthcare
Event Date: 
04/08/2014 - 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Dr. Mark Borsody
Event Speaker Title: 
Chief Medical Officer
Event Speaker Company: 
Nervive Inc.
Event Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Borsody is a vascular neurologist and the inventor of the VitalFlow stimulator. He began his research career at Emory University where he earned his Doctoral degree in neuroscience. He attended medical school at the Ohio State University. After medical school, he pursued additional postdoctoral research at the University of Chicago, studying the biological mechanisms of stroke. He then studied clinical neurology at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital and subspecialized in vascular neurology at the Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University, where he won an American Heart Association research award. In 2006, he entered the pharmaceutical industry as the Medical Director for major stroke programs including AstraZeneca’s NXY-059 program, Lundbeck’s desmoteplase program, and Genentech’s Activase / tPA franchise. In 2010, he began full-time work on the VitalFlow program, founding Nervive Inc for which he now serves as CMO. Under his leadership, Nervive obtained $2.8M in non-dilutive funding, completed key preclinical studies, and established a design research laboratory for the VitalFlow program.

Event Details
Cost: 
$6 - Students/In-transition - Members only
$11 - Early-bird Registration - Members only
$20 - Late Registration and Non-Members
$25 - Walk-ins
Event Details: 

Stroke is the leading healthcare burden worldwide. While effective emergency treatments for stroke exist, they are rarely used. A stroke neurologist and medical device entrepreneur provides some unusual thoughts as to causes and solutions for the current situation.