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

A Little-Appreciated Risk for Heart Attacks and Stroke

January 30, 2018

Fascinating article in the New York Times today about a significant risk factor for heart attacks and strokes that doctors are only now beginning to appreciate.

For a long time, doctors have been baffled by the large number of apparently… Read More