Dr. Mayank Goyal

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Speaker Organization: 
University of Calgary
ASTech Awards: 

,  Winner,  

2016 Technology
Area of Expertise: 
Medicine: Acute Stroke
Presentation Topics: 

1. Evidence-based Medicine: How it Works
2. Acute Stroke: Recent Advances
3. Changing Acute Stroke: A Journey

Short Bio: 

Dr. Mayank Goyal is a Professor in the Department of Radiology and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary. He is the Director of Imaging and Endovascular treatment at the Calgary Stroke Program. He is also the Medical Director of the Seaman Family MR Research Centre.

Dr. Goyal's passion and main research interest is acute stroke imaging, workflow and intervention. He has over 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is one of the Principal Investigators in two global trials. He is world renowned for his ground-breaking work in efficiency and workflow in acute stroke intervention and has travelled extensively to share his expertise. Mayank is also an innovator and always thinking of solutions to problems including the new way of imaging in acute stroke called multiphase CT angiography. This technique became the basis of the PROVE IT study and was implemented globally as part of the ESCAPE study.Initial results and feedback suggest that on average this technique saves 20 minutes in acute stroke treatment.

Dr. Goyal is an integral part of changing stroke care across the world, impacting thousands of patients to have a better outcome from this devastating disease.

Geographic Areas: 
Calgary area
Speaker Location: 
Calgary , AB
Canada