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Will your science be the next big thing out of ISC?

Your science could change the stroke and brain health landscape. Be a trailblazer and submit your abstract for the International Stroke Conference 2024.

Submission Fees:
Members: $49 | Nonmembers $99

Please be sure to login to the submission site using your correct AHA Member account information in order to receive the Member rate.

ISC, Stroke Nursing Symposium, and HEADS-UP Abstract Submission Deadline
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023 at 11:59 pm CDT

Late-Breaking Science Submissions:
Oct. 4 – Nov. 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. CT

Ongoing Clinical Trials Submissions:
Oct. 4 – Nov. 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. CT

ISC Trainee Abstract Submission Deadline
Oct. 2, 2023, 11:59 pm CDT

You are only eligible to submit an ISC Trainee abstract if you meet the following criteria:
Abstract ISC Trainee – This submission type and its extended deadline of October 2nd is ONLY for abstracts submitted by trainees (residents and fellows) who started their training and the research on which the abstract is based at the facility the abstract is submitted from in July 2023 and are available to present their results in February 2024. If your abstract does not meet the criteria above, it should be submitted as an ISC Abstract, or it will not be considered for inclusion in the 2024 program.

What Can the World's Premier Stroke Meeting Offer Your Science?

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 world's premier stroke conference.

The excitement has already begun. ISC delivers the very best in cerebrovascular disease and brain health science – from the most basic research to patient-based studies to large clinical trials. The science covers a vast array of topics in 16 categories, including basic science, emergency medicine, diagnosis, interventional treatments, nursing and rehabilitation. Submit your best science to the International Stroke Conference 2024 and impact the stroke and brain health world.

  • We welcome abstracts from all areas of the stroke and brain health medical fields.
  • Gain a greater overall reach for your science with a larger audience.
  • Grow your network and discuss your findings with the audience using live chat.
  • Converse with leaders in the stroke field.

Increase Your Global Reach

Reach a global audience by presenting your science at the ASA's International Stroke Conference, the most influential and impactful cerebrovascular disease conference in the world.

  • ISC23 had an overall earned media reach of over 4.8 billion – with 4,703 news story placements by national, local and international media including AHA News syndicated stories and and two Bloomberg Radio spots.

  • ISC Awards: AHA Members - ISC Abstract Submission offers you the opportunity to apply for ISC Awards, including awards especially for students, trainees and Early Career Professionals. The HEADS-UP Pre-Con offers the opportunity for Students, Trainees and Early Career Professionals to apply for Early-Stage Investigator Travel Grants.
  • Publication: Accepted ISC, ISC Trainee, HEADS-UP, and Stroke Nursing Symposium 2024 abstracts will be published online in AHA’s Stroke journal website (top-ranked for Impact Factor). The top 20 scoring ISC abstracts will be invited to submit a manuscript to the Stroke journal for expedited peer-review and publication based on their abstract. (NOTE: Late-Breaking Science abstracts and Ongoing Clinical Trial abstracts will not be published in the Stroke journal.)

In order to encourage a broad range of science and speakers, international authors and junior authors are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation.

Abstract Submission - Technical Issues:

Reference that you are submitting an abstract for the AHA's International Stroke Conference.

Embargo Policy

Abstracts and presentations are embargoed for release at date and time of presentation or time of AHA news event. Written embargoed information cannot be shared with anyone but one-on-one embargoed media interviews can be conducted as long as the reporter agrees to abide by the embargo policy. Failure to honor embargo policies will result in the abstract being withdrawn and barred from presentation. View the complete AHA/ASA General Embargo Policies.