Departments: Neurology - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Divisions: Vascular Neurology
- American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
- American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Vascular Neurology)
Matthew Grantz, MD is a visiting instructor and stroke research fellow in the Department of Neurology.
Dr. Grantz is involved in acute in-patient care and outpatient clinics. Dr. Grantz serves as a guest reviewer for the Journal of Neurology in the stroke subsection. He is involved in numerous international, national and local research projects spanning translational medication trials, acute stroke assessment/treatment, genetic/environmental evaluation of stroke risk, quality improvement/assessment projects, post-stroke patient outcomes and satisfaction.
He contributes to patient selection/screening and enrollment for national multicenter trials:
-Telestroke outcomes trial (NSA sponsored)
-Insulin Resistance in Ischemic Stroke (IRIS) (industry sponsored)
-Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort (SHINE) (NINDS sponsored)
-Performance of the Trevo Retriever Versus the Merci Retriever in Acute Ischemic Stroke (TREVO2) (industry sponsored)
-Diffusion Weighted Imaging Evaluation for Understanding Stroke Evolution Study-2 (DEFUSE-2) (Stanford University)
-Biorepository to Establish the Aetiology of Sinovenous Thrombosis (BEAST), international collaboration (funding pending)
Dr. Grantz has lectured on various topics including peripheral neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, stroke risk, acute stroke therapies and patient management. He has published in the areas of peripheral neuropathy, reversible arterial vasoconstriction, LVAD related stroke, and acute heparin treatment in stroke co morbidities.