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Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Disease Training Program in South America

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Chronic, Noncommunicable Diseases and Disorders Research Training

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Disease Training Program in South America

Principal Institution

University of Washington

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Zunt, Joseph Raymond; Garcia, Hector Hugo; Tirschwell, David L

Project Contact Information

Email: jzunt@u.washington.edu

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Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Diseases Training Program in South America

Year(s) Awarded

2014–2024

Country

Peru

Collaborators

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurologicas

NIH Partners

NINDS

Project Description

This continuation of the Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Training Program in South America (ICTuS) will train Peruvian neurologists and physiatrists how to design and conduct clinical and implementation science research to better understand the causes of stroke in Peru; provide practical training in management and research in acute stroke; stroke prevention and rehabilitative methods; and improve the quality of care provided to stroke patients to reduce neurologic disability following stroke and improve resources available for preventing stroke.



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