UNC Health Talk

Category: Stroke

February 18, 2014

The Science of Strokes

The research of William Powers, MD, has illuminated our understanding of stroke and guided better treatment for patients throughout three decades, a feat which earned him a Feinberg Award from the American Stroke Association.

Research, Stroke

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Stephen P. Holly

August 29, 2013

UNC researchers find promising new angle for drugs to prevent strok...

A new study — the first to apply a new screening technique to human platelets — netted a potential drug target for preventing dangerous blood clots in high-risk people.

Heart Failure, Innovation, Research, Stroke

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The Solitaire FR device is used to remove blood clots from blocked vessels in the brain.

April 17, 2012

UNC Health Care offers new treatment for stroke

UNC Hospitals is the first medical center in the Triangle to offer treatment for stroke patients with a new device that mechanically removes blood clots from blocked vessels in the brain.

Innovation, Stroke, Treatment

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A fluorescently labeled neuron in which the apoptosis pathway is inhibited. Image source: Deshmukh lab

January 18, 2011

New molecule could save brain cells from neurodegeneration, stroke

This discovery could herald a new treatment to prompt brain cells to survive in the wake of neurodegeneration or acute injury like stroke.

Innovation, Research, Stroke, Studies

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