Worrall, Bradford B.

Bradford B. Worrall

Bradford B. Worrall

Primary Appointment

Professor, Neurology

Education

  • MD, Emory University

Contact Information

2117 McKim
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 434-924-2783
Email: bbw9r@virginia.edu

Research Interests

Genetics, inflammation in stroke and other neurological diseases, ethical and methodological issues in genetic research

Research Description



Dr. Worrall’s research approaches genetic issues of cerebrovascular disease from several angles. Currently he is working with the Department of Health Evaluation Sciences on a web-based tool to assess comprehensive family history information in assigning risk and recommending interventions.

In collaboration with the NIH Stroke Branch , Dr. Worrall is looking at genetic polymorphisms of inflammatory mediators in patients with symptomatic carotid atherosclerosis. He works with other members of the stroke group in ongoing clinical trials.

Selected Publications