Hugo J. Aparicio, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and a vascular neurologist who takes care of patients with stroke and other vascular diseases of the brain. He is an investigator with the Framingham Heart Study and with the Veterans Health Administration. Dr. Aparicio’s research interests include the identification of lifestyle risk factors, biomarkers, neuroimaging markers, and genetic influences associated with cerebrovascular diseases. He is specifically interested in the contributions of vascular risk factors to stroke, brain injury and aging, cognitive dysfunction, and the development of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Information about the award
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Career Development Award is a part of the AAN Research Program funding neuroscience research and training. The award provides three years of support for junior investigators pursuing an academic career in clinical, basic, or translational neurological research.