UNC Stroke Trials Unit: Clinical Trials and Research Studies

The UNC Stroke Center's Stroke Trials Unit is currently recruiting for several clinical trials and research studies. These include trials of acute stroke treatments as well as trials studying stroke prevention.  Please call Anne Beckwith at (919) 843-8797 for more information.

The following are ongoing stroke clinical trials and studies:

  

ACUTE STROKE TREATMENT TRIALS (0-24h):

  1. POINT: Clopidogrel (Plavix®)and aspirin combination in TIA or minor ischemic stroke
  2. HI-DEF: High dose Deferoxamine Mesylate in intracerebral hemorrhage (on hold)

 

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:

  1. ALERT: Evaluation of Biomarkers of Traumatic Brain Injury

 

INVESTIGATOR-INITIATED STROKE RESEARCH STUDIES:

  1. Comparing clinical outcomes of ischemic stroke patients who undergo intervention with SOLITAIRE™ or standard evidence based management.
  2. Inflammation in intracerebral hemorrhage imaging study

Click on the links above to find out more information regarding specific studies including inclusion/exclusion criteria

 


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