Cerebral arteriole structure/function in diabetic ischemic brain injury
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
January 2018 -
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Acute stroke is the leading cause of adult disability. Diabetes, which affects 30% of the 800,000 annual stroke victims, is a rapidly rising threat, increasing occurrence AND poor recovery of stroke. Recent evidence for neural repair and recovery after stroke strongly suggests that enhancement of brain's endogenous repair potential may improve recovery and reduce the burden of disability. However, most prior attempts focusing on solely neural mechanisms of recovery not only limited our understan...