So who are the superstar researchers and supposed stroke leaders that are holding up research by staying alive and preventing challenges to their field and the current orthodoxy? Yes this is way out there but proven true. Found this quote in the book 'The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates'. I've written about students that seems to know more about stroke research than most of the research I've seen.
Michael Gazzangia interviewed in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences(The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience) 1224(2011), p.8.