Farhaan-Vahidy

Farhaan S. Vahidy, MBBS, MPH, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Research, Department of Neurology
Farhaan S. Vahidy, MBBS, MPH, Ph.D.
713-500-7928
713-500-0692


Meghan Nelson
713-500-7092

Education

MBBS
Quaid-e-Asam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Masters in Public Health
University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
PhD
University of Texas, School of Public Health

Areas of Interests

Research Interests

Primary and Secondary prevention of Stroke, Epidemiology of Stroke, Quality of Stroke Care and Stroke Outcomes, and Stroke Recovery research

Publications

Publication Information

1.  Paciaroni M, Balucani C, Agnelli G, Caso V, Silvestrelli G, Grotta JC, Demchuk AM, Sohn SI, Orlandi G, Leys D, Pezzini A, Alexandrov AV, Silvestrini M, Fofi L, Barlinn K, Inzitari D, Ferrarese C, Tassi R, Tsivgoulis G, Consoli D, Baldi A, Bovi P, Luda E, Galletti G, Invernizzi P, DeLodovici ML, Corea F, Del Sette M, Monaco S, Marcheselli S, Alberti A, Venti M, Acciarresi M, D’Amore C, Macellari F, Lanari A, Previdi P, Gonzales NR, Pandurengan RK, Vahidy FS, Sline M, Bal SS, Chiti A, Gialdini G, Dumont F, Cordonnier C, Debette S, Padovani A, Cerqua R, Bodechtel U, Kepplinger J, Nesi M, Nencini P, Beretta S, Trentini C, Martini G, Piperidou C, Heliopoulos I, D’Anna S, Cappellari M, Donati E, Bono G, Traverso E, Toni D. Systemic thrombolysis in patients with acute ischemic stroke and Internal Carotid ARtery Occlusion: the ICARO study. Stroke 2012 Jan; 43(1):125-30.

2. Vahidy FS, Alderman S, Savitz SI. Challenges enrolling patients with acute ischemic stroke into cell therapy trials. Stem Cells Dev. 2013 Jan; 22(1):27-30.

3. Vahidy FS, Rahbar MH, Lal AP, Grotta JC, Savitz SI. Patient refusal of thrombolytic therapy for suspected acute ischemic stroke. Int J Stroke. 2012 Dec. PMID 23227830

4. Sahota P*, Vahidy F*, Nguyen C, Bui TT, Yang B, Parsha K, Garrett J, Bambhroliya A, Barreto A, Grotta JC, Savitz SI. Changes in spleen size in patients with acute ischemic stroke: a pilot observational study. Int J Stroke. 2013;8:60-7. *Contributed equally as first author

5. Sarraj A, Medrek S, Albright K, Martin-Schild S, Bibars W, Vahidy F, Grotta JC, Savitz SI. Posterior circulation stroke is associated with prolonged door-to-needle time. Int J Stroke. 2013 Mar. PMID: 23521891 [Epub ahead of print]

6. Rahbar MH, Gonzales NR, Ardjomand-Hessabi M, Tahanan A, Sline MR, Peng H,

Pandurengan R, Vahidy FS, Tanksley JD, Delano AA, Malazarte RM, Choi EE, Savitz SI, Grotta JC. The University of Texas Houston Stroke Registry (UTHSR): implementation of enhanced data quality assurance procedures improves data quality. BMC Neurol. 2013 Jun; 13:61.

7. Sarraj A, Albright K, Barreto AD, Boehme AK, Sitton CW, Choi J, Lutzker SL, Sun CH, Bibars W, Nguyen CB, Mir O, Vahidy F, Wu TC, Lopez GA, Gonzales NR, Edgell R, Martin-Schild S, Hallevi H, Chen PR, Dannenbaum M, Saver JL, Liebeskind DS, Nogueira RG, Gupta R, Grotta JC, Savitz SI. Optimizing prediction scores for poor outcome after intra-arterial therapy in anterior circulation acute ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2013 Dec; 44:3324-30.

8. Alderazi YJ, Barot NV, Peng H, Vahidy FS, Navalkele D, Sangha N, Misra V, Savitz SI. Clotting Factors to Treat Thrombolysis-Related Symptomatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014 Mar; 23(3):e207-14.

9. Savitz SI, Cramer SC, Wechsler L, et al. Stem cells as an emerging paradigm in stroke 3: enhancing the development of clinical trials. Stroke. 2014 Feb; 45:634-9.

10. Hanley PJ, Durett AG, da Graca Cabreira-Harrison M, Klis M, Li W, Zhao Y, Yang B, Parsha K, Mir O, Vahidy F, Bloom D, Rice RB, Hematti P, Savitz SI, Gee AP. Efficient manufacturing of therapeutic mesenchymal stromal cells with the use of the Quantum Cell Expansion System. Cytotherapy. 2014 April 10. Doi: 10.1016/j.cyt.2014.01.417 [Epub ahead of print]

11. Wu TC, Nguyen C, Ankrom C, Yang J, Persse D, Vahidy F, Grotta JC, Savitz SI. Prehospital Utility of Rapid Stroke Evaluation Using In-Ambulance Telemedicine: A Pilot Feasibility Study. Stroke. 2014 Jun 17. PMID 24938842 [Epub ahead of print]

12. Vahidy FS, Hick WJ, Acosta I, Hallevi H, Peng H, Pandurengan R, Gonzales NR, Barreto AD, Martin-Schild S, Wu TC, Rahbar MH, Bambhroliya AB, Grotta JC, Savitz SI . Neurofluctuation in Patients with Subcortical Ischemic Stroke. Neurology. 2014 Jun 25. PMID 24966405 [Epub ahead of print]

13. Sangha N, Albright KC, Peng H, Vahidy F, Boehme A, Chen Z, Savitz SI. Misdiagnosis of Cerebellar Infarctions. Can J Neurol Sci. 2014 Sep; 41(5):568-71. Doi: 10.1017/cjn.2014.4. PMID 25373805 [PubMed – in process]