Bijal Mehta, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Associate Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency Program, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Vitamin A and D's effect on Multiple Sclerosis; Cerebral Edema Associated with Stroke
Research DescriptionDr. Mehta is currently researching how vasogenic edema develops post-stroke using neuroimaging as a guide for initiation of potential treatment and prognosis post-stroke. Additionally, he studies Vitamin A and Vitamin D and its effect on Multiple Sclerosis disease progression, remyelination, and epigenetic changes in MS patients using clinic and neuroimaging techniques.
- MD, 2005, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Recent and/or Significant Publications
- Mehta Bijal K, Mustafa Ghulam, McMurtray Aaron, Masud Mohammed W, Gunukula Sameer K, Kamal Haris, Kandel Amit, Beltagy Abdelrahman, Li Ping Whole brain CT perfusion deficits using 320-detector-row CT scanner in TIA patients are associated with ABCD2 score. Int J Neurosci. 2014 Jan;124(1):56-60. doi: 10.3109/00207454.2013.821471. Epub 2013 Aug 12.
- Mokin Maxim, Kass-Hout Tareq, Kass-Hout Omar, Zivadinov Robert, Mehta Bijal Blood pressure management and evolution of thrombolysis-associated intracerebral hemorrhage in acute ischemic stroke Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association, 2012; 21(8): 852-9.
- Josyula Sowmya, Mehta Bijal K, Karmon Yuval, Teter Barbara, Batista Sonia, Ostroff Joseph, Weinstock-Guttman Bianca The nervous system's potential role in multiple sclerosis associated bone loss Journal of the neurological sciences, 2012; 319(1-2): 8-14.