Hakan Ay, MD
Associate Profesor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Neuroradiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Medicine, Hacettepe University Med School, Turkey, 1991
Building 149, Rm 2301
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA
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Dr. Hakan Ay is a clinical neurologist who is appointed by departments of Neurology and Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ay is specialized in stroke and cerebrovascular disorders. Dr. Ay`s research at the A.A. Martinos Center involves using imaging to investigate the clinic-anatomic-functional relationships in ischemic brain injury. Dr. Ay has developed various MRI-based methods to map clinical deficits using non-a priori anatomical hypotheses, to identify stroke etiology, and to predict tissue and clinical outcome following ischemic stroke. Dr. Ay`s other research interests include transient ischemic attacks, neurocardiology, stroke recovery, and genetic and plasma markers of ischemic brain injury.