Boston University School of Medicine faculty member receives honorary degree from alma mater

: The NINDS Stroke Data Bank, TASS, BAATAF, NASCET, and CAPRIE.

He has served on Executive Committees and Data Monitoring Boards for a number of National Institutes of Health (NIH) and industry supported studies of stroke and cardiovascular diseases. He is a Fellow of the American Neurological Association, the American Epidemiologic Society, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Academy of Neurology.

In 1992, he was selected by the NINDS Council to receive a Jacob A. Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, was the first to receive the Humana Award for Excellence in Clinical Stroke of the AHAn Stroke Council, and delivered the Connor Memorial Lecture at the AHA. He presented the Daniel C. Gainey Lectureship in Stroke and Related Disorders in 1994 at the Mayo Foundation. He also received the Mihara Cerebrovascular Disorder Research Fund Award of the International Stroke Society (1996) and American Stroke Association New England Chapters C. Miller Fisher Award (2000). In addition, he was the William S. Fields Lecturer at the University of Texas-Houston, Health Science Center that same year. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Scientist Award of the AHA at the annual meeting in 2006.

A stroke research grant, Precursors of Stroke Incidence and Prognosis has been continuously funded by the National Institute of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke since 1981, Epidemiology of Dementia since 1989, and MRI, Cognitive and Genetic Precursors of Alzheimers Disease and Dementia since 1999 both from the National Institute on Aging.

Wolf s publications have focused on topics of the epidemiology of stroke, dementia and cognitive decline, authoring or co-authoring over 500 refereed articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He has served on a number of journal editorial boards.


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