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

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Appointment: (585) 275-2530

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Patient Care Setting

Neurology

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 Medical Center in 2013. He is currently serving as Chief of Neurology and Stroke Center Director at Highland Hospital and Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. His clinical interests include stroke in the young, cerebral vasculopathies, and hereditary stroke disorders. His research is currently focused on mechanisms of visual recovery in stroke survivors, occult atrial fibrillation as a cause of cryptogenic stroke, and carotid revascularization in asymptomatic carotid disease.

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 Medical Center in 2013. He is currently serving as Chief of Neurology and Stroke Center Director at Highland Hospital and Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. His clinical interests include stroke in the young, cerebral vasculopathies, and hereditary stroke disorders. His research is currently focused on mechanisms of visual recovery in stroke survivors, occult atrial fibrillation as a cause of cryptogenic stroke, and carotid revascularization in asymptomatic carotid disease.

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

1998
AB | Princeton University
Molecular Biology

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

2008
PhD | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UTSW
Neuroscience

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

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

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

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/25/2019
Schneider CL, Majewska AK, Busza A, Williams ZR, Mahon BZ, Sahin B. "Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for functional recovery after stroke: similarities with the critical period and the role of experience-dependent plasticity." Journal of neurology.. 2019 Jul 25; Epub 2019 Jul 25.

2/27/2019
Schneider CL, Prentiss EK, Busza A, Matmati K, Matmati N, Williams ZR, Sahin B, Mahon BZ. "Survival of retinal ganglion cells after damage to the occipital lobe in humans is activity dependent." Proceedings. Biological sciences. 2019 Feb 27; 286(1897):20182733.

2/2019
"Using Vision to Study Poststroke Recovery and Test Hypotheses About Neurorehabilitation." Neurorehabilitation and neural repair.. 2019 Feb 0; 33(2):87-95.

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