Neurocritical Care Research

Research activities of the Division of Critical Care and Hospitalist Neurology seek to support their clinical mission and expand understanding of all aspects of acute neurocritical care and life-threatening neurological disease.

Areas of Research

  • Cerebral malaria
  • CNS infections
  • Cognitive/systems neuroscience
  • Global epidemiological studies on neurological diseases
  • Neurobiology of learning and memory
  • Sensory physiology
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Tuberculous meningitis
  • Coma and recovery of consciousness
  • Multimodality brain monitoring
  • ICU epilepsy and neurophysiology
  • Outcomes research in status epilepticus
  • Refractory status epilepticus
  • Neuroimaging of acute brain injury
  • Data-driven forecasting and clinical decision support in the management of acute neurological illness
  • Incorporating time series analysis of neuromonitoring and physiologic data
  • Education research using simulation based methods
  • Electrophysiological, imaging, and serum biomarkers to study outcomes and prognostication after cardiac arrest
  • ICU patient-oriented outcome research
  • Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection and ventilator associated pneumonia
  • Early feeding and early mobilization after acute brain injury