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Stroke Journal

2018 Stroke Progress and Innovation
Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 recipients of the Stroke Progress and Innovation Award.

First Place

Rajkumar Verma, PhD


Inhibition of miR-141-3p Ameliorates the Negative Effects of Poststroke Social Isolation in Aged Mice

Rajkumar Verma, Rodney M. Ritzel, Nia M. Harris, Juneyoung Lee, TaeHee Kim, Gopal Pandi, Raghu Vemuganti, and Louise D. McCullough.
Stroke. 2018;49:1701–1707.
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.020627. 

Second Place

Isaac García-Yébenes, PhD

Iron Overload Exacerbates the Risk of Hemorrhagic Transformation After tPA (Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator) Administration in Thromboembolic Stroke Mice
Isaac García-Yébenes, Alicia García-Culebras, Carolina Peña-Martínez, David Fernández-López, Jaime Díaz-Guzmán, Pilar Negredo, Carlos Avendaño, Mar Castellanos, Teresa Gasull, Antoni Dávalos, María A. Moro, and Ignacio Lizasoain.
Stroke. 2018;49:2163–2172.
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.021540.

Third Place

Achala Vagal, MD

Collateral Clock Is More Important Than Time Clock for Tissue Fate: A Natural History Study of Acute Ischemic Strokes
Achala Vagal, Richard Aviv, Heidi Sucharew, Mahati Reddy, Qinghua Hou, Patrik Michel, Tudor Jovin, Thomas Tomsick, Max Wintermark, and Pooja Khatri.
Stroke. 2018;49:2102–2107.
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.021484.

Learn More

To check out Q&A interviews with the award recipients and see all past winners, visit Stroke Progress and Innovation Award Recipients.

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