Leading neurologist Professor Geoffrey Donnan has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Stroke, a new publication launched this month as a result of a partnership between the International Stroke Society and Blackwell Publishing.
Professor Donnan, who is based at the University of Melbourne and is Director of Australia's National Stroke Research Institute, will lead an international team of editors from the USA, Argentina, the UK and Hong Kong.
"We are delighted that Professor Donnan has agreed to lead such a prestigious team of editors" says Ren Olivieri, CEO of Blackwell Publishing.
"As well as being a widely published author and editor, Professor Donnan is Past President of two of Australia's most prestigious societies the Stroke Society of Australia and the Australian Association of Neurologists."
The editors of the quarterly journal, who were announced at the 18th World Congress of Neurology in Sydney this week, are:
- Russian-born Dr Andrei Alexandrov, until recently Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the Cerebrovascular Ultrasound Laboratory at the University of Texas and now at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Dr Alexandrov, who trained in Moscow, is the author of a textbook on Cerebrovascular Ultrasound in Stroke Prevention and Treatment and of numerous original papers.
- Dr Conrad Estol, who trained in neurology and stroke in the United States and is Director of the Stroke Unit at the Cardiovascular Institute in Beunos Aries and President of the Argentine Cerebrovascular Association. A Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and former recipient of its International Scholarship Award, he is widely published and a familiar face on the international conference circuit.
- Dr Peter Rothwell, Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford and Director and founder of the City's Stroke Prevention Research Unit, which compri
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