Young professionals to experience exceptional programming

EarlyCareer_largeStudents and early career professionals will find an abundance of valuable education and information related to the future of stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation at ISC 2015. During the 2½-day conference, you will have the opportunity to network face-to-face with more than 4,000 cerebrovascular experts while choosing from more than 1,500 compelling invited and abstract presentations.

Here is a preview of programming highlights:

  • Together to End Stroke: Global Stroke Strategies for the 25 by 2025 WHO Targets
  • Clinical and Basic Perspectives on the Role of Physical Activity and Neural Progenitors in Stroke Recovery: The ASA-Bugher Collaborative Studies
  • Genetics and Stroke Outcome
  • Door-to-Needle or Call-to-Needle Challenges Across Healthcare Systems
  • The Next Big Thing in Stroke (at Lightning Speed)
  • STAIRing Down the Barrel of a Loaded Research Gun: How Useful Are the STAIR Criteria 15 Years Later? (Debate)
  • Selection for Endovascular Therapy in the Ambulance or Angio Suite: Is It Possible? (Debate)
  • More than 1,000 abstract oral and poster presentations in 21 stroke categories

ISC 2015 programming also features two Junior Investigator symposia dedicated to providing feedback for research proposals from early career investigators. In Nashville this year, there is a special pre-conference symposium* for Student, Trainee and Early Career Professionals titled “Emerging Trends for Stroke Trials: Biomarkers, Adaptive Trial Design, Repair Trials and New Endpoints.

Taking a break from traditional ISC programming, you also can participate in the educational luncheons. On Wednesday, there is the Nursing and Rehabilitation Professionals Luncheon and the Fellow and Early Career Luncheon: Developing Successful Career Paths in Stroke. On Thursday, there is the new Advance Practice Providers’ Luncheon and the Fellow and Early Career Roundtable Luncheon. All lunches start at 12:10. Tickets are required as seating is limited.

We welcome you to become a part of the ISC family and look forward to expanding our partnership with you.

*Separate registration fee required.
Photo: ©AHA/Todd Buchanan 2014

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