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Daniel Woo, MD

His research is local, but his impact is global.

Daniel Woo, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Neurology and Associate Director of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Research, is an internationally recognized researcher. 

uccollege_medicine_formal_cmykMany of Woo’s studies have contributed to the scientific community’s understanding of how genetics affect stroke risk. His research helped determine the extent that genetic variations play a role in intracerebral hemorrhage risk, hematoma volume, and patient outcome. 

Woo is a founding member of the International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC) and Chair of the organization’s steering committee. The IGSC is a group of clinicians and researchers dedicated to understanding the role of genetics in strokes and to improving people’s lives through stroke prevention and treatment. Through his work with IGSC, Woo is able to influence research and medical care around the world. 

In addition to his international reach, Woo extends his expertise into the Cincinnati community by providing neurological care as a volunteer at the Good Samaritan Hospital—Price Hill Free Clinic. Everything Woo does, from his research to his volunteer work, comes down to improving neurological care and outcomes for his patients.

“In every aspect of what we do, we are trying to do what is best for the patient, and seeking truth and excellence,” said Woo.