Neurovascular Research Unit

Advancing the science on ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral small vessel disease, and migraine


NVRU is on Twitter: @nvr_mgh
2/22 - Our 3-photon microscope is being built. Can't wait!
04/23-Optogenetic Spreading Depolarizations Do Not Worsen Acute Ischemic Stroke Outcome(doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.122.041351)
7/22 - PUBLICATION ALERT: Rho-Kinase Inhibition Improves the Outcome of Focal Subcortical White Matter Lesi (doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.037)
07/23- The effect of sex and estrus cycle stage on optogenetic spreading depression induced migraine-like p(doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.042632)
10/23 - Spreading Depolarizations Suppress Hematoma Growth in Hyperacute Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Mice(doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.042632)
11/23 - In 2023 we were rewarded with two NIH grants. Let's keep working.
11/23 - One of our visiting Fellows just received an Award in Türkiye. Congratulations Miram Oncel!
11/23-Inhibition of persistent sodium current reduces spreading depression-evoked allodynia (doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002962)

Our Mission

  • Advancing our understanding of neurovascular health and disease
  • Improving the outcomes of neurovascular diseases to alleviate patient suffering
  • Training the next generation of translational neuroscientists