Why Stroke is So Deadly for People of African Descent

August 3, 2020 Stroke is up to three times more deadly for people of African descent than people of European descent. Researchers are shedding light on why.

The Results of the Landmark SHINE Stroke Study

July 23, 2019 The finding of a major study led by UVA will affect how doctors treat ischemic strokes, which make up 87% of all strokes.

Can This Investigational Drug Improve Stroke Outcomes?

July 1, 2019 UVA is launching a clinical trial with local emergency service providers to determine whether an investigational new drug, trans sodium crocetinate (TSC), can improve patient outcomes when administered at the first signs of a stroke.

News on Stroke, From Down Under

March 23, 2018

Our Bradford Worrall, MD, is making headlines without even being in the country. He was part of a major effort that has identified 22 new¬† genetic risk factors for stroke, tripling the number of gene regions known to affect… Read More