Acute ischemic strokes are devastating events caused by blockage of blood circulation in the brain, which can be fatal or lead to severe lifelong disabilities such as paralysis and speech impairment.
Natalia Rost, MD
Natalia Rost, MD
Chief, Stroke Division, Department of Neurology
Associate Director, MGH Comprehensive Stroke Center
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Neurology & Stroke Services
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
- MD, Boston University School of Medicine
- MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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Dr. Rost dedicated her professional career to clinical care of stroke patients and reducing the burden of post-stroke disability through creative approaches to clinical investigation. Her research interests and expertise are in the field of neuroimaging of cerebrovascular disease, genetics and genomics of stroke, and outcome prediction in patients with acute stroke. Dr. Rost has received her Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2011
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- Staff Story
- Mar | 8 | 2018
Q&A with Natalia Rost, MD, MPH, Neurology, Director of the Mass General Acute Stroke Service
- Oct | 15 | 2019
DISCOVERY Study Seeks to Learn More About the Causes of Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
Massachusetts General Hospital has been selected to lead a major NIH-funded national network to address post-stroke vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) in the United States.
- May | 17 | 2019
The 2019 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting reflected a shift in focus from the progress of research at the MGH to the challenges facing members of the hospital’s research faculty.
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Natalia Rost, MD, MPH, is investigating how an individual’s brain becomes susceptible to an insult, such as stroke, and how to prevent it altogether.