Tag: ischemic stroke

New Stroke Treatment in Development at UTHSC


A study at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center aims to develop a new way to treat ischemic stroke, a leading cause of death in adults worldwide. The study is funded by a $1,155,000 translational grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health. Jianxiong Jiang,… Read More

UTHSC’s Anne Alexandrov, PhD, Receives $2.3 Million Grant To Study Optimal Positioning for Stroke Patients


Large artery strokes, a form of ischemic stroke, are the most dangerous form of stroke. About 30 percent of the stroke cases seen in Memphis are classified as large artery acute ischemic stroke, and the way patients are positioned during the immediate ‘hyperacute’ hours after they experience this severe type of stroke could impact the… Read More

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation Awards $15,000 Grants to Four UTHSC Faculty Members


Four faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received grants for $15,000 each from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation Maturation Funding Program. The program is designed to assist UT researchers to advance technologies that have the capacity for commercial success. The four grant recipients are Hassan Almoazen, PhD; Vanessa Morales-Tirado,… Read More