International Stroke Conference 2023

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

Key Dates

Date Event
June 1, 2022 Abstract Submission Opens
August 23, 2022 at 11:59 pm CT Abstract Submission Closes
October 3, 2022 Nominations for 2023 Feinberg, Willis, Sherman, Research Mentor, Kenton Awards Closes
October 3, 2022 at 11:59 pm CT ISC Trainee Abstract Submissions Close
October 5, 2022 Late-Breaking Science and Ongoing Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Opens
November 2, 2022 General Registration and Housing Open
November 2, 2022 Media and Exhibitor Registration and Housing Open
November 2, 2022 at 11:59 pm CT Late-Breaking Science and Ongoing Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Closes
February 7, 2023 Stroke Nursing Symposium
February 7, 2023 Pre-Conference Symposia
February 8-10, 2023 International Stroke Conference

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.

Access #ISC22 Content Today with OnDemand Extended Access

A New Era for Stroke Science and Brain Health, .Free for AHA Professional Members. 

Watch online from anywhere through our virtual platform for the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease and brain health! Reconnect with colleagues, experience breakthrough basic, clinical and population science updates, and immerse yourself in innovative solutions designed to help you in your daily practice at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2022.

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2022 Published Abstracts

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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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