Stroke: For Researchers and Health Care Practitioners
- American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA)
The AHA is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. A division of the AHA, the ASA funds scientific research, helps people better understand and avoid stroke, encourages government support, guides health care professionals, and provides information to enhance the quality of life for stroke survivors.
- Brain Attack Coalition
The Brain Attack Coalition represents medical, scientific, advocacy, and government professionals from across the stroke continuum, and is dedicated to setting direction, advancing knowledge, and communicating best practices to improve our ability to prevent and combat stroke.
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NINDS offers a variety of educational materials and resources designed for health care professionals involved in treatment of acute stroke.
- National Stroke Association
The National Stroke Association
provides health care providers with information, tools, education, and resources related to stroke and its treatment.
- Medical Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure Network (MRRIN)
The MRRIN, funded through the NICHD’s National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) with additional support from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, builds research infrastructure in medical rehabilitation by providing investigators with access to expertise, courses and workshops, technologies, and other collaborative opportunities from allied disciplines such as neuroscience, engineering, applied behavior, and the social sciences.
- Biological Sciences and Career Development Program (BSCD)
The NCMRR’s BSCD provides support for the training and career development of rehabilitation professionals and for attracting established researchers from allied fields to focus on rehabilitative questions. The Center supports a unique program of individual K awards, national career-development networks for physiatrists, and networks for allied health professionals.
- NCMRR 20th Anniversary Scientific Symposium Proceedings
The proceedings describe the presentations and remarks given at the symposium, which examined the NCMRR's beginnings and scientific accomplishments.
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Last Updated Date: 07/17/2013
Last Reviewed Date: 05/21/2013