Nick Murray, MD


Internship Preliminary Year: California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC; Sutter Health), San Francisco, CA

Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Undergraduate: Gustavus Adolphus College (Molecular Biology, Neuroscience), St. Peter, MN  


  • Neurocritical care
  • Stroke
  • Functional neurological disorders
  • Technology in acute care neurology


Murray NM, Ke, M. ICU need predictors in tissue plasminogen activator treated stroke patients.  In preparation.

Murray NM, Gosho H. iPhone Stroke App development and use improves in-hospital stroke management.  Submitted. 2016.  [find on the app store searching: “strokeguide”, no space]

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

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.


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