BiographyJonathan Rosand MD MSc is a critical care and vascular neurologist with expertise in the genetics of complex diseases. An internationally recognized clinician-scientist and educator, he is Chief of the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of the MGH Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, holds the J Phillip Kistler Endowed Chair in Neurology, and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rosand's multidisciplinary research group is part of the MGH Center for Human Genetic Research and has made substantial contributions to knowledge of the genetics and imaging of cerebrovascular disease. He cares for patients in the Intensive Care Unit, the Emergency Department, and the outpatient setting.
ONE MOMENT TOM KEARNEY was walking along busy Oxford Street in London, England – the next he was laying on the pavement with a cracked skull, collapsed lungs and blood streaming from his ears and mouth. It was Dec. 18, 2009, and the businessman and Harvard University graduate had just been struck by a 16-ton bus – the impact projecting him 20 feet down the street and leaving him in a near-death coma.