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Bogachan Sahin, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurology

Clinical Interests

Cerebrovascular Disorders, Stroke

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2530

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Biography

Bogachan Sahin majored in molecular biology as an undergraduate at Princeton University. He completed his M.D. and Ph.D. training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where he studied motor learning, synaptic plasticity, and post-synaptic signal transduction in the striatum as a graduate student. After completing his neurology residency and stroke fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, he joined the faculty of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2013. He is currently serving as the Associate Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program. His research interests include 1) mechanisms of visual recovery in stroke survivors with homonymous visual fields deficits; 2) markers of subradiograhic large vessel disease and occult paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in cryptogenic stroke; and 3) functional outcomes in stroke patients who present with proximal vessel occlusion and get treated with or without mechanical embolectomy.

Professional Background

Bogachan Sahin majored in molecular biology as an undergraduate at Princeton University. He completed his M.D. and Ph.D. training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where he studied motor learning, synaptic plasticity, and post-synaptic signal transduction in the striatum as a graduate student. After completing his neurology residency and stroke fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, he joined the faculty of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2013. He is currently serving as the Associate Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program. His research interests include 1) mechanisms of visual recovery in stroke survivors with homonymous visual fields deficits; 2) markers of subradiograhic large vessel disease and occult paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in cryptogenic stroke; and 3) functional outcomes in stroke patients who present with proximal vessel occlusion and get treated with or without mechanical embolectomy.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

2008
MD | University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Southwestern Medical School
Medicine

1998
AB | Princeton University
Molecular Biology

2008
PhD | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UTSW
Neuroscience

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012
Residency in Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Neurology: Vascular Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office

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Publications

Journal Articles

3/30/2016
Bjorness TE, Dale N, Mettlach G, Sonneborn A, Sahin B, Fienberg AA, Yanagisawa M, Bibb JA, Greene RW. "An Adenosine-Mediated Glial-Neuronal Circuit for Homeostatic Sleep." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2016 Mar 30; 36(13):3709-21.

2/2014
Kelly AG, Sahin B, Holloway RG. "Ethical considerations in stroke patients." Current opinion in neurology.. 2014 Feb 0; 27(1):61-5.

10/2013
Probasco J, Sahin B, Tran T, Chung TH, Rosenthal LS, Mari Z, Levy M. "The preoperative neurological evaluation." The Neurohospitalist.. 2013 Oct 0; 3(4):209-20.

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