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Mai Nhu Nguyen-Huynh MD, MAS

TitleResearch Scientist I
InstitutionKaiser Permanente Northern California
DepartmentDivision of Research
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-8228-0282 Additional info
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    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CAM.D.06/1998Medicine
    Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MAInternship06/1999Medicine
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MAResidency06/2002Neurology
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship6/2004Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Stroke
    University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S.06/2007Clinical Research
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    2004 - 2005Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award, American Heart
    2013Fellow of American Heart Association (FAHA), Stroke Council
    2017Sidney Garfield Exceptional Contribution Award (for work on the Stroke EXPRESS Program), The Permanente Medical Group

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    Mai N. Nguyen-Huynh, MD MAS, is a board certified vascular neurologist. She is a research scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. She is also the Director of Kaiser Primary Stroke Centers in the Diablo Service Area, and an assistant professor of neurology at the University of California San Francisco. Her research interests include stroke and transient ischemic attack epidemiology with a focus on acute management and outcomes of transient ischemic attack, large artery atherosclerotic disease and racial-ethnic variation in stroke risks and outcomes.

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    K23NS049230     (NGUYEN-HUYNH, MAI N)Apr 15, 2005 - Jan 2, 2011
    Acute Outcomes &Management of TIA with Carotid Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS099223     (NGUYEN-HUYNH, MAI N)Jul 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2021
    Predicting REadmission after Stroke Study (PRESS)
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Sidney S, Sorel ME, Quesenberry CP, Jaffe MG, Solomon MD, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Go AS, Rana JS. Comparative Trends in Heart Disease, Stroke, and All-Cause Mortality in the United States and a Large Integrated Healthcare Delivery System. Am J Med. 2018 Jul; 131(7):829-836.e1. PMID: 29625083.
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    2. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Klingman JG, Avins AL, Rao VA, Eaton A, Bhopale S, Kim AC, Morehouse JW, Flint AC. Novel Telestroke Program Improves Thrombolysis for Acute Stroke Across 21 Hospitals of an Integrated Healthcare System. Stroke. 2018 01; 49(1):133-139. PMID: 29247142.
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    3. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Hills NK, Sidney S, Klingman JG, Johnston SC. Race-ethnicity on blood pressure control after ischemic stroke: a prospective cohort study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2017 01; 11(1):38-44. PMID: 27988356.
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    4. Sidney S, Quesenberry CP, Jaffe MG, Sorel M, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Kushi LH, Go AS, Rana JS. Recent Trends in Cardiovascular Mortality in the United States and Public Health Goals. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 08 01; 1(5):594-9. PMID: 27438477.
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    5. Wang Y, Wang Y, Zhao X, Liu L, Wang D, Wang C, Wang C, Li H, Meng X, Cui L, Jia J, Dong Q, Xu A, Zeng J, Li Y, Wang Z, Xia H, Johnston SC. Clopidogrel with aspirin in acute minor stroke or transient ischemic attack. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 04; 369(1):11-9. PMID: 23803136.
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    6. Flint AC, Kamel H, Navi BB, Rao VA, Faigeles BS, Conell C, Klingman JG, Hills NK, Nguyen-Huynh M, Cullen SP, Sidney S, Johnston SC. Inpatient statin use predicts improved ischemic stroke discharge disposition. Neurology. 2012 May 22; 78(21):1678-83. PMID: 22614435.
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    7. Lansberg MG, O'Donnell MJ, Khatri P, Lang ES, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Schwartz NE, Sonnenberg FA, Schulman S, Vandvik PO, Spencer FA, Alonso-Coello P, Guyatt GH, Akl EA. Antithrombotic and thrombolytic therapy for ischemic stroke: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines. Chest. 2012 Feb; 141(2 Suppl):e601S-e636S. PMID: 22315273; PMCID: PMC3278065.
    8. Habel LA, Cooper WO, Sox CM, Chan KA, Fireman BH, Arbogast PG, Cheetham TC, Quinn VP, Dublin S, Boudreau DM, Andrade SE, Pawloski PA, Raebel MA, Smith DH, Achacoso N, Uratsu C, Go AS, Sidney S, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Ray WA, Selby JV. ADHD medications and risk of serious cardiovascular events in young and middle-aged adults. JAMA. 2011 Dec 28; 306(24):2673-83. PMID: 22161946; PMCID: PMC3350308.
    9. Navi BB, Kamel H, Sidney S, Klingman JG, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Johnston SC. Validation of the Stroke Prognostic Instrument-II in a large, modern, community-based cohort of ischemic stroke survivors. Stroke. 2011 Dec; 42(12):3392-6. PMID: 21960582.
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    10. Ovbiagele B, Nguyen-Huynh MN. Stroke epidemiology: advancing our understanding of disease mechanism and therapy. Neurotherapeutics. 2011 Jul; 8(3):319-29. PMID: 21691873; PMCID: PMC3250269.
    11. Kim AS, Nguyen-Huynh M, Johnston SC. A cost-utility analysis of mechanical thrombectomy as an adjunct to intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator for acute large-vessel ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2011 Jul; 42(7):2013-8. PMID: 21636817.
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    12. Wang Y, Liao X, Zhao X, Wang DZ, Wang C, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Zhou Y, Liu L, Wang X, Liu G, Li H, Wang Y. Using recombinant tissue plasminogen activator to treat acute ischemic stroke in China: analysis of the results from the Chinese National Stroke Registry (CNSR). Stroke. 2011 Jun; 42(6):1658-64. PMID: 21512182.
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    13. Wang Y, Cui L, Ji X, Dong Q, Zeng J, Wang Y, Zhou Y, Zhao X, Wang C, Liu L, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Claiborne Johnston S, Wong L, Li H. The China National Stroke Registry for patients with acute cerebrovascular events: design, rationale, and baseline patient characteristics. Int J Stroke. 2011 Aug; 6(4):355-61. PMID: 21609414.
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    14. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Johnston SC. Is mechanical clot removal or disruption a cost-effective treatment for acute stroke? AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Feb; 32(2):244-9. PMID: 21273349.
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    15. Poisson SN, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Johnston SC, Furie KL, Lev MH, Smith WS. Intracranial large vessel occlusion as a predictor of decline in functional status after transient ischemic attack. Stroke. 2011 Jan; 42(1):44-7. PMID: 21106958.
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    16. Poisson SN, Johnston SC, Sidney S, Klingman JG, Nguyen-Huynh MN. Gender differences in treatment of severe carotid stenosis after transient ischemic attack. Stroke. 2010 Sep; 41(9):1891-5. PMID: 20651270; PMCID: PMC2946224.
    17. Wang YL, Wu D, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Zhou Y, Wang CX, Zhao XQ, Liao XL, Liu LP, Wang YJ. Antithrombotic management of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack in China: a consecutive cross-sectional survey. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2010 Aug; 37(8):775-81. PMID: 20456429.
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    18. Nguyen-Huynh MN. Urgent evaluation for TIA--would it make a difference? Can J Neurol Sci. 2009 Jul; 36(4):403-4. PMID: 19650348.
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    19. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Wintermark M, English J, Lam J, Vittinghoff E, Smith WS, Johnston SC. How accurate is CT angiography in evaluating intracranial atherosclerotic disease? Stroke. 2008 Apr; 39(4):1184-8. PMID: 18292376.
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    20. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Johnston SC. Evaluation and management of transient ischemic attack: an important component of stroke prevention. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2007 Jun; 4(6):310-8. PMID: 17522720.
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    21. Johnston SC, Rothwell PM, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Giles MF, Elkins JS, Bernstein AL, Sidney S. Validation and refinement of scores to predict very early stroke risk after transient ischaemic attack. Lancet. 2007 Jan 27; 369(9558):283-92. PMID: 17258668.
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    22. Johnston SC, Nguyen-Huynh MN, Schwarz ME, Fuller K, Williams CE, Josephson SA, Hankey GJ, Hart RG, Levine SR, Biller J, Brown RD, Sacco RL, Kappelle LJ, Koudstaal PJ, Bogousslavsky J, Caplan LR, van Gijn J, Algra A, Rothwell PM, Adams HP, Albers GW. National Stroke Association guidelines for the management of transient ischemic attacks. Ann Neurol. 2006 Sep; 60(3):301-13. PMID: 16912978.
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    23. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Johnston SC. Is hospitalization after TIA cost-effective on the basis of treatment with tPA? Neurology. 2005 Dec 13; 65(11):1799-801. PMID: 16344525.
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    24. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Johnston SC. Regional variation in hospitalization for stroke among Asians/Pacific Islanders in the United States: a nationwide retrospective cohort study. BMC Neurol. 2005 Nov 10; 5:21. PMID: 16280090; PMCID: PMC1308818.
    25. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Johnston SC. Transient ischemic attack: a neurologic emergency. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2005 Feb; 5(1):13-20. PMID: 15676103.
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    26. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Fayad P, Gorelick PB, Johnston SC. Knowledge and management of transient ischemic attacks among US primary care physicians. Neurology. 2003 Nov 25; 61(10):1455-6. PMID: 14638984.
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    27. Nguyen-Huynh MN, Lev MH, Rordorf G. Spontaneous recanalization of internal carotid artery occlusion. Stroke. 2003 Apr; 34(4):1032-4. PMID: 12637693.
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