Skip to main content



Currents offers relevant and cutting-edge information in the neurocritical care field, as well as news within NCS. Articles are broken down into three main categories: Leading Insights, Literature Watch and NCS Roundup. If you have any questions or ideas for new articles, contact Editor-in-Chief Saef Izzy, MD.

Leading Insights
Articles in this section feature neuro ICU programs from around the world, offer “Stories of Hope” and provide updates on the latest neurological technology.

Literature Watch
Articles in this section focus on research news and provide commentary on recent studies.

NCS Roundup
Articles in this section include committee columns such as Pharmacy, Research, Ethics, Resident and Fellow, and Advanced Practice Provider. It also houses international updates, NCS member news, ENLS topics and other society-related content.

Currents Editorial Board
Saef Izzy, MD, Editor-in-Chief
Jose Suarez, MD
Wade Smith, MD, PhD
Masao Nagayama, MD, PhD, FAAN, FJSIM
Aimee Aysenne, MD
Kyle Hobbs, MD
Audrey Paulson, DNP
Kimberly Levasseur-Franklin, PharmD
Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD
Jennifer Kim, MD, PhD
Raimund Helbok, MD, PD
Peter J. Papadakos, MD
Ciro Ramos-Estebanez MD, PhD
Michael Reznik, MD
Michael J. Schneck, MD, FAHA, FAAN, FACP
Lauren Koffman, DO, MS
Shraddha Mainali, MD