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Purpose of Stroke Research in the Department of Neurology:
- Speed the development of treatments and preventions
- Gain better understanding of the disease
- Improve quality of life for stroke patients
Acute stroke studies
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You may be eligible to participate if you have a diagnosis of stroke based on a physical examination conducted by a neurologist. Administration of the study medication is to begin within 9 hours of stroke symptoms
For more information on the UTMC stroke program contact:
Andrea Korsnack, RN, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator * 419-383-3801 * firstname.lastname@example.org.