International Stroke Conference 2022

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The incentive to disseminate the latest stroke and brain health science to colleagues around the world has never been greater. Clinicians and Scientists thrive on collaboration and sharing their study findings. Present your innovative research to a global audience at the International Stroke Conference, the most influential and impactful cerebrovascular disease conference in the world.

Your work is crucial to saving lives and improving quality of life. Share it with fellow researchers, clinicians, and scientists.

Key Dates

Date Event
June 2, 2021 Abstract Submission Opens
August 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CDT Abstract Submission Closes
September 2021 Nominations for 2022 Feinberg, Willis, Sherman, Research Mentor, Kenton Awards Closes
October 6, 2021 Late-Breaking Science and Ongoing Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Opens
November 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CDT Late-Breaking Science and Ongoing Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Closes
February 8, 2022 Stroke Nursing Symposium
February 8, 2022 Pre-Conference Symposia
February 9–11, 2022 International Stroke Conference 2022

Why you should attend #ISC22

The International Stroke Conference is the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease and brain health. From forming multiple, life-long collaborations with the best minds in the profession to hearing the very latest big trial results to the exceptional education and science, if you are involved in the stroke medical profession, ISC is essential to your career. We are thrilled to welcome you back to our exciting in-person meeting!

This three-day in-person conference features more than 1,500 compelling presentations in 17 categories that emphasize basic, clinical and translational sciences as they evolve toward a better understanding of stroke pathophysiology with the goal of developing more effective therapies. In addition, there will be a virtual option for those attendees who are unable to attend the meeting in person this year.

This conference provides the opportunity to network with thousands of colleagues in the stroke field from around the world with wide-ranging expertise and experience.

Clinical Sessions focus on risk factors and prevention; cerebrovascular systems of care; imaging; neuroendovascular; acute nonendovascular treatment; non-acute large vessel disease from veins to arteries; in-hospital care, from the ICU to discharge; clinical rehabilitation and recovery; and health services, quality improvement, and patient-centered outcomes.

Basic Science sessions focus on translational basic science.

Further specialized topics include cerebrovascular manifestations of COVID-19; brain health; intracerebral hemorrhage; cerebrovascular nursing; advanced practice providers and therapists; pediatric cerebrovascular disease; aneurysms and vascular malformations; and ongoing clinical trials.

Presentations on these topics attract a wide range of healthcare professionals and investigators including adult and pediatric neurologists; neurosurgeons; neuroradiologists and interventional radiologists; physiatrists; emergency medicine specialists; primary care physicians; hospitalists; nurses and nurse practitioners; rehabilitation specialists; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; pharmacists; and basic researchers spanning the fields of cerebrovascular function and disease.

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Did You Miss Last Year's Meeting?

Even though #ISC21 is over, you can still earn CME/CE!

  • AHA Members have FREE access to the International Stroke Conference 2021 OnDemand Extended Access through 2021.
  • Non-Members can get OnDemand Extended Access for just $79, or for just a few dollars more, become an AHA Member and enjoy our membership benefits too! 
  • Please note: this product is not available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.



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