International Stroke Conference 2023

Attendees listen to a lecture at the International Stroke Conference 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Key Dates

ISC 2023 Key Dates
Date Event
February 7, 2023 Stroke Nursing Symposium
February 7, 2023 Pre-Conference Symposia
February 8, 2023 International Stroke Conference sessions begin
February 10, 2023 International Stroke Conference sessions end

Important Links

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Why you should attend #ISC23

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 treatment: systemic thrombolysis and cerebroprotection; large vessel disease from arteries to veins (non-acute treatment); 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.

The World's Premier Meeting Dedicated to Stroke Science and Brain Health Research. International Stroke Conference 2023. Dallas, TX + Virtual. February 8-10

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