Impact of Comorbidities on Stroke Outcomes and Treatments
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October 2018 -
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The complement system has an important role in the pathogenesis of inflammatory injury and subsequent recovery following ischemic stroke. In the previous award, we identified complement-dependent mechanisms of post-stroke injury and recovery, and we characterized a set of complement inhibitors that are targeted to neoepitopes expressed in the injured brain following stroke. We also determined that complement inhibition significantly improved the outcomes of rehabilitative therapy and thrombolyti...