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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

The NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell stroke team participates in several research efforts directed toward improving the outcome of patients with acute stroke. These include:

  • Studies of new medical and surgical treatments for stroke.
  • Studies of how neurons grow and regenerate following stroke.
  • Functional MRI studies of brain activity during recovery from stroke.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia is one of eight national recipients of a Specialized Program in Translational Research in Acute Stroke (SPOTRIAS) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Research at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia includes:

  • New treatments for hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Studies of the effectiveness of statins in stroke patients.
  • Identifying risk factors and genetic determinants of stroke.
  • Educational programs to improve the recognition of the symptoms of stroke.
  • New imaging techniques to determine a patient's prognosis following stroke.
  • Studies of functional MRI to help explain the variability in early stroke outcomes.
  • Testing of bypass operations to improve cognition when a carotid artery is blocked.
  • The use of robotics and new drugs to speed the recovery of motor function following stroke.

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