HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Columbia Univ. Medical Center wins highly competitive stroke grant from NIH

NEW YORK (November, 4, 2004) Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have won a highly competitive $12 million stroke center research grant from the National Institutes of Health. Columbia is the first site in the eastern United States to receive this Specialized Programs of Translational Research in Acute Stroke (SPOTRIAS) grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Extending over five years, the funding will support three new research projects: one of the first clinical trials of statin medications as a potential stroke treatment; an imaging study of brain reorganization caused by stroke; and a novel stroke educational and behavior modification program.

The studies draw on the expertise of clinician-scientists at Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons and Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. Patients from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia will be enrolled in clinical trials focused on treating stroke in its acute phases immediately after onset.

"This grant validates the quality of our prior research and represents important opportunity for discovery of new treatment modalities for the 700,000 people in the U.S. who suffer strokes every year," says Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D., executive vice president and dean, Columbia University Medical Center.

"Translational studies, which the award supports, are critical to academic medical centers such as our own, allowing research advances in the laboratory to bear fruit at the bedside," says Herbert Pardes, M.D., president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. "Part of this translational research includes the development of protocols for stroke treatment aimed at reducing hospital stays and improving outcomes nationwide."

"Importantly, the SPOTRIAS Award will also support improved delivery of stroke care for high-risk persons in medically underserved areas, including Washington Heights and Inwood," adds Dr. Pardes.


'"/>

Contact: Elizabeth Streich
eas2125@columbia.edu
212-305-6535
Columbia University Medical Center
5-Nov-2004


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Columbia researchers receive $3 million to combat genetic killer of infants & toddlers
2. Columbia study shows widely used artery clearing device does not help patients during heart attack
3. Columbia study finds hemophilia therapy dramatically improves outcomes for bleeding stroke
4. First US kidney cancer vaccine trial underway at Columbia
5. RelayHealth selected by Columbia University to link doctors and patients online
6. Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia affiliate, recognized for efforts to fight glaucoma
7. Research by scientists affiliated with the Earth Institute at Columbia University
8. Brain Science Institute at Columbia University established by Kavli Foundation gift
9. Earth Institute at Columbia University hosts State of the Planet 2004
10. The Gerontological Society of America confers 2003 Lawton Award to Columbia Universitys Gurland
11. Russell Berrie Foundation gift to Columbia University propels diabetes treatment into new era

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/23/2019)... ... May 23, 2019 , ... Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique is happy ... represents years of dedication to patient satisfaction and top-notch medical care. The 100th ... location where patients can come for exceptional skincare and innovative, noninvasive techniques. , ...
(Date:5/23/2019)... GAN, Israel (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2019 , ... Four years after losing her ... Bitton has given birth to a new baby girl at Sheba Medical Center, Tel ... Adele Bitton, and marks a new chapter in the family’s life. , “Just as we ...
(Date:5/23/2019)... ... May 23, 2019 , ... More than 25 ... which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye. Prevent Blindness ... Cataract Awareness Month to educate the public on risk factors, symptoms and treatment options. ...
(Date:5/23/2019)... , ... May 23, 2019 , ... ... Potomac Pathways are joining forces to turn the tide in the rising rates ... Programs and signifies Embark’s commitment to community, outpatient, and home-based care. Potomac’s national ...
(Date:5/22/2019)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... May 22, 2019 , ... In ... were used in 1,092 embryo transfer procedures, the last step in the in vitro ... in 2009, just five years earlier.[1] Dr. Mark P. Trolice, Director of Fertility ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Gym Source announced support for Global Wellness Day by offering ... June 8th. “The best way to improve health and wellness is to exercise,” ... produce active children, and active children become active adults. It’s a virtuous circle. ...
(Date:5/23/2019)... ... May 24, 2019 , ... ... Need To Do To Comply with Agency Rules, Avoid Liability, and Implement Best ... Workshop • Thursday, June 28, 2019, https://www.fdanews.com/postmarketsurveillance , Early bird pricing ...
(Date:5/23/2019)... ... May 23, 2019 , ... The ... effective, ecologically friendly printed disposable lead wire. Unlike metal disposable leads, BioWire System ... excited about this product and its potential, and FIME is an ideal venue ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: