Stroke Research

When you or someone you love experiences a stroke, everything seems to move at lightning speed. You can feel overwhelmed, confused, even scared. Your primary concern is restoring your own or your loved one’s quality of life.

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Wake Forest Baptist Health shares all of your concerns. We bring together the most highly trained team of stroke specialists and the most advanced technology to offer patients the best possible treatment and recovery outcomes. Learn more about strokes. We also strive to further knowledge of strokes and its treatment through basic and clinical research.

Current Faculty Members Involved in Research:

Cheryl Bushnell, MD

Patrick Reynolds, MD

David Lefkowitz, MD

Charles Tegeler, MD

Martinson Arnan, MD

Kristi Tucker, MD

Amy Guzik, MD 


  CURRENT CLINICAL TRIALS 

2007-Present:  SAVVY-A study on sex, aging, and variation in Vascular Functionality,  Investigator Initiated, Cheryl Bushnell, MD***

2009-Present:  A study on vasomotor reactivity and preeclampsia,  Investigator Initiated, Cheryl Bushnell, MD***

2010-Present:  CLEAR-III-A study looking at clot lysis:evaluating accelerated resolution of intraventricular hemorrhage,  Sponsor: NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and John Hopkins University (Daniel Hanley, MD)

2010-Present:  POINT-A platelet-oriented inhibition in new TIA and minor ischemic stroke trial,  Sponsor: NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

2012-Present:  A study looking at beetroot juice and patients that have a stroke,  Investigator Initiated, Cheryl Bushnell, MD***

2013-Present:  International Maternal Newborn Stroke Registry,  Investigator Initiated, Cheryl Bushnell, MD***

2013-Present:  CLOTBUSTER-A study of the combined lysis of thrombus with ultrasound and systemic Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) for emergent revascularization in patients with acute ischemic stroke,  Sponsor: Cerevast Therapeutics, Inc


 Contact Information for the studies with ***: Barbara Anderson, RN, banderso@wakehalth.edu, (336) 716-2133

Contact Information for all other Stroke Studies: Nancy Buchheimer, nbuhhe@wakehealth.edu, (336) 716-8694


 

Last Updated: 10-27-2014
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