Philip Bath, M.D., D.Sc.

Chair and Head of the Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham

Philip Bath, M.D., D.Sc., is Stroke Association Professor of Stroke Medicine, and Chair and Head of the Division of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Nottingham. He is also a convener for the Neuroscience@Nottingham and Vascular Research multidisciplinary groups, and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Associate Director for Industry and Prevention in the Stroke Research Network. With 339 publications, he was the Stroke Association Keynote Lecturer in March 2015.

Clinically, he contributes to the NUH Stroke Service (in-patient and out-patient stroke care) and Hypertension Clinic. As an NIHR Senior Investigator, his main research interests cover the treatment of acute stroke (blood pressure lowering), prevention of stroke recurrence and cognitive impairment (antiplatelets, blood pressure, and lipid-lowering), and enhancement of recovery using stem cells. He uses preclinical studies, clinical trials (phase I to IV), and systematic reviews to address these questions.

Dr. Bath received his M.D. from King's College London, University of London, and his D.Sc. from the University of Nottingham.

Scott Kasner, M.D.

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Pennsylvania

Scott Kasner, M.D is the Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Comprehensive Stroke Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

John Volpi, M.D.

Co-Director of the Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center, Houston Methodist

John Volpi, M.D.,  is the Co-Director of the Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center at Houston Methodist and Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Institute for Academic Medicine. His research interests are in the management and prevention of ischemic stroke and the critical care of patients with neurological illnesses such as intracerebral hemorrhage, epilepsy, and nervous system infections. His studies also involve the use of ultrasound in the evaluation of blood flow to the brain and the development of novel therapies for improving patient outcomes in stroke. 

Dr. Volpi received his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine.

Bruce Campbell, MBBS(Hons), BMedSc, Ph.D., FRACP

Head of Stroke in the Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Bruce Campbell, Ph.D., is a consultant neurologist and Head of Stroke at Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is a professorial fellow in the Melbourne Brain Centre @ RMH, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, and a fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science. 

His research interests are focused on the imaging and treatment of acute stroke. He was the co-principal investigator and medical coordinator of the EXTEND-IA and EXTEND-IA TNK multicenter randomized trials published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2015 and 2018. 

He is Chair of Clinical Council and a director of the Stroke Foundation and co-chairs the Australian stroke "living" guidelines working party. He has been an inaugural member of the Victorian stroke telemedicine project and chairs the Victorian Statewide Stroke Reperfusion Therapy Committee. He co-chairs the World Stroke Organisation Young Stroke Professionals Committee and is the coordinator of the National Brainschool training program for neurologists in training.