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, Culbertson C, Wolman DN, Mlynash MM, Lansberg M. Hypoperfusion Intensity Ratio Predicts Malignant Edema and Functional Outcome in Large-Vessel Occlusive Stroke with Poor Revascularization. Neurocritical Care. 2020, epub ahead of print. PMID: 33200332.

Murray NM, Wolman DN, Mlynash MM, Threlkeld ZD, Christensen S, Heit J, Harris OA, Hirsch KG. Early Head CT Abnormalities Associated with Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Neuroimaging. 2020, epub ahead of print. PMID: 33146933.

Murray NM, Threlkeld Z, Hirsch KG. Severe TBI treatment trials: Will we ever make headway? JAMA Neurology. 2020; 77(4) 411-412. PMID: 31961381

Clifford KM, Madhok J, Murray NM, Mohindra V. Rescue of Nimodipine-Induced Refractory Vasoplegia With Hydroxocobalamin in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Case Report. Critical Care Explorations. 2020, epub ahead of print. PMID: 33063021.

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. 2020; 10(2): 100-108. PMID: 32373272

Murray NM, Wolman DN, Marks M, Dodd R, Do HM, Lee JT, Heit JJ. Endovascular Treatment of Acute Carotid Stent Occlusion: Aspiration Thrombectomy and Angioplasty. Cureus. 2020; 6(12):e7997. PMID: 32523851

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

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

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