Nick Murray, MD


2019-2021         Fellowship Neurocritical Care Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto
2016-2019         Residency Neurology Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto
2015-2016         Residency Medicine Internship California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
2010 – 2015      M.D. Medicine University of Iowa, Iowa City
2014                    Medicine & Neurology Queen Square, National Hospital, London
2006-2010         B.A. Biology, Neuroscience Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota


  • Neurocritical care
  • Stroke
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Technology in acute care neurology


Murray NM, Unberath M, Hager GD, Hui F.  Artificial Intelligence to Diagnose Ischemic Stroke and Identify Large Vessel Occlusions: A Systematic Review.  Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. 2019; 015135. PMID: 31594798.

Murray NM, Ke M, Yee A, Wong C, Chen C, Bedenk A, Fernandes J, Barazangi N, Tong D.  ICU Interventions in Ischemic Stroke Patients Treated using Liberalized IV-tPA Criteria. Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2019; 28(9):2488-2495. PMID: 31277995.

Murray NM, Joshi AN, Kronfeld K, Hobbs K, Bernier E, Hirsch KG, Gold CA.  A Standardized Checklist Improves the Transfer of Stroke Patients from the Neurocritical Care Unit to Hospital Ward.  The Neurohospitalist.  2019.  Accepted and in Press. 

Murray NM, Kvam K.  Key Neurology Clinical Trials: A Review and Summary.  2018.  Stanford Neurology Resident and Fellow Handbook.  Published internally at Stanford University.

Hines H, Murray N, Ahmad S, Jaradeh S, Gold C.  Video NeuroImages: Paraneoplastic spinal myoclonus associated with Caspr2 antibodies.  Neurology. 2018; 90(14): 660-661.  PMID: 29610228  

Buchanan GF, Murray NM, Hajek MA, Richerson GB. Serotonin neurones have anticonvulsant effects and reduce seizure-induced mortality. Journal of Physiology. 2014, 592(19):4395-4410; PMID: 25107926.

Murray NM, Buchanan GF, Richerson GB. Insomnia caused by serotonin depletion is due to hypothermia. Sleep. 2015, 38(12):1985-1993. PMID: 26194567.


Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, 2017

Francis J. Rigney Intern of the Year Award, CPMC Hospital, 2016

Technology in Research Innovation Award, CPMC Hospital, 2016

AAN Medical Student Price for Excellence, 2015

University of Iowa Melvin Marcus Research of the Year Award, 2015

Queen Square Institute of Neurology Visiting Scholar, London UK, 2014

Iowa Medical Society Leadership Award, 2014

Hazelden Betty Ford Center Scholar, 2013

Howard Hughes Medical Institute 1 year Research Fellowship, 2012 – 2013

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Service Fellowship, 2010

Gustavus Adolphus College Magna Cum Laude, 2010

Mayo Clinic and Medtronic joint Innovation Scholar, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa, 2008