#ISC22 Abstract-Based Awards


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Seven individuals were recognized at #ISC22 for their abstract submissions.


Yejie Shi, MD, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaRobert G. Siekert New Investigator Award in Stroke

Abstract: Targeted Ablation of STAT1 Enhances Resolution of Inflammation by Microglia/Macrophages and Promotes Long-Term Recovery After Ischemic Stroke (20)

In recognition of Dr. Robert G. Siekert, founding chair of the AHA’s International Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation, this award encourages new investigators to undertake or continue stroke-related research.

Peipei Pan, PhD, San Francisco, CaliforniaRobert G. Siekert New Investigator Award in Stroke

Abstract: Long-Lasting Post-Stroke Memory Dysfunction in Aged Mice Is Likely Due to Exacerbated Hippocampal Inflammation And Synapses Removing (19)

In recognition of Dr. Robert G. Siekert, founding chair of the American Heart Association’s International Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation, this award encourages new investigators to undertake or continue stroke-related research.

May Nour, MD, Los Angeles, CaliforniaStroke Care in Emergency Medicine Award

Abstract: Geospatial Modeling to Optimize Mobile Stroke Unit System Deployment in a Large Metropolitan Region (22)

This award encourages investigators to undertake or continue research in the emergent phase of acute stroke treatment and submit an abstract to the International Stroke Conference.

Julie DiCarlo, BS, Boston, MassachusettsStroke Rehabilitation Award

Abstract: Patient-Reported and Performance-Based Outcomes Separate Independently and Are Associated With Distinct Patterns of Neuroanatomical Injury After Stroke (4)

This award encourages investigators to undertake or continue research and/or clinical work in the field of stroke rehabilitation and submit an abstract to the International Stroke Conference.

Michelle Johansen, MD, Baltimore, MarylandVascular Cognitive Impairment Award

Abstract: Acute Myocardial Infarction Is Associated With Acute and Progressive Decline in Global Cognition: A Pooled Cohort Analysis of the Aric, Mesa, Cardia, Chs, Fos And Nomas Studies (68)

This award encourages investigators to undertake or continue research or clinical work in the field of vascular cognitive impairment and submit an abstract to the International Stroke Conference.

Eunsu Park, PhD, Houston, TexasStroke Basic Science Award

Abstract: Inhibition Of VEGF Signaling Prevents KRASG12V-induced Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (110)

This award encourages investigators to undertake or continue stroke research in basic or translational science and it must be laboratory-based.

Julian Acosta, MD, New Haven, ConnecticutMordecai Y. T. Globus New Investigator Award in Stroke

Abstract: Observed and Genomic Life’s Simple 7 Influence Brain Health-Related Neuroimaging Traits in Persons Without Stroke or Dementia (67)

This award recognizes Dr. Mordecai Y.T. Globus’ major contributions to research in cerebrovascular disease and his outstanding contributions to the elucidation of the role of neurotransmitters in ischemia and trauma; the interactions among multiple neurotransmitters; mechanisms of hypothermic neuroprotection; and the role of oxygen radical mechanisms and nitric oxide in brain injury.