Dr. Steven Warach

Steven Warach, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology at Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin, and Executive Director of the Seton Dell Medical School Stroke Institute. He is a Neuroscientist and Vascular Neurologist. Previously, Dr. Warach was Founding Chief of the Section of Stroke Diagnostics and Therapeutics at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and Chief of the Cerebrovascular Division in Neurology at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he had completed his medical and neurological training. Among his many research accomplishments he is most noted for the introduction of diffusion weighted MRI into clinical practice for improved diagnosis of acute stroke and for the use of advanced brain imaging to guide the development and application of new stroke treatments.