Western University, Canada - London Ontario

| Friday August 18, 2017
10:20 AM

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor

Bio Sketch

Dr. Luciano Sposato is a Stroke Neurologist and Clinician Researcher in the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Center, University Hospital, London, ON, Canada.

He received his MD from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine (Aregentina) and completed his training first as chief resident in internal medicine and then in neurology.  In 2007 he completed a two-year Masters degreee in Business Administration (MBA) at the IAE Business School.

Dr. Sposato was an Assistant Professor of Neurosciences at Favaloro University, Director of the Stroke Center at the Institute of Neurosciences in Favaloro Foundation Unviersity Hospital, and Chair of the Department of Neurology at INECO, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of Neurlogy and peer-reviewer for JAMA Neurology, Stroke Annals of Neurology, International Journal of Stroke, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Neuroepidemiology, Journal of the Neurological Sciences and European Neurology, among others.

Dr. Sposato has led several scientific and social activities in Argentina; National Stroke Registry (ReNACer), the National Stroke Awareness Campaign, and the drafting of first project for the Argentinean National Stroke Act. 


Dr. Sposato's research is focused on the heart and brain connection: stroke, atrial fibrillation, dementia and heart failure.

Part of his research is also focused on stroke epidemiology.  Dr. Sposato has recetly founded the Heart & Brain Research Program.  The program will be focused in experimental, clinical and epdemiological indepaendent reasearch about the realtionship between heart and brain disorders.

He has presented over 170 scientific papers in international conferences and lectured in more than 150 conferences.  He has authored over 50 scientific papers in first-line journals (i.e. The Lancet, The Lancet Neurology, Annals of Neurology, Brain, JAMA Neurology, Neurology, Stroke) and chapters in several books of neurology: http://j.mp/PubLS.


Luciano Sposato

Office Contact Information

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  • Fax:519 - 663 - 3237
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University Hospital

339 Windermere Road

London, ON

N6A 5A5