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Spot a stroke fast, face, arm, speech, time to call 911
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Stroke affects over 795,000 people in the U.S. alone each year, that is one person every 40 seconds. Dr. Tomoko Kitago, lab director of the Human Motor Recovery Laboratory at the Burke Neurological Institute, talks about stroke awareness, treatments and the importance of clinical trials.
Collage photo of stroke research
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Article
At the Burke Neurological Institute, we are devoted to the study of stroke. From laboratory investigations to clinical research and beyond, neuroscientists are focused on advancing prevention, medical treatments, state-of-the-art rehabilitation therapies, and wellness strategies for stroke. We are carrying on with our mission to push the boundaries of stroke research.

Publications

PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
John W Krakauer, Tomoko Kitago, Jeff Goldsmith, Omar Ahmad, Promit Roy, Joel Stein, Lauri Bishop, Kelly Casey, Belen Valladares, Michelle D Harran, Juan Camilo Cort├ęs, Alexander Forrence, Jing Xu, Sandra DeLuzio, Jeremia P Held, Anne Schwarz, Levke Steiner, Mario Widmer, Kelly Jordan, Daniel Ludwig, Meghan Moore, Marlena Barbera, Isha Vora, Rachel Stockley, Pablo Celnik, Steven Zeiler, Meret Branscheidt, Gert Kwakkel, Andreas R Luft
Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021 Mar 20;15459683211000730. doi: 10.1177/15459683211000730. Online ahead of print.
Abstract on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Manuscript
Scott Barbuto, MD, PhD, Stuart Mackenzie, PhD, Sheng-Han Kuo, MD, Tomoko Kitago, and Joel Stein, MD
Am J Phys Med Rehabil . 2020 Sep;99(9):795-800. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001411.
Full-Text on Pubmed
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Wuennemann MJ, Mackenzie SW, Lane HP, Peltz AR, Ma X, Gerber LM, Edwards DJ, Kitago T.
NeuroRehabilitation. 2020 Mar 30. doi: 10.3233/NRE-192993. [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract on PubMed

Grants

GRANT: 
Federal
August 1, 2016 to May 31, 2021
Funding Status: 
Active Project
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Investigators: 
Co-Investigator

Presentations

PRESENTATION: 
Poster Presentation
October 20, 2019
Venue: 
Neuroscience 2019, Society for Neuroscience, Chicago