Condition | Neurology

SWISS

  • IRB Number: NIH 906
  • Contact Name: Cheryl Weber, RN, MS, CCRC
  • Status: Enrolling
  • Phone: 585-922-4111
  • Lead Researcher: W. Scott Burgin, MD

Description

To examine sibling pairs with stroke to systematically screen for regions of the human genome that contain genes that increase the risk of an ischemic stroke. Sibling pairs concordant and discordant for ischemic stroke will be enrolled. About 800 people will take part at some 50 sites across the United States and Canada.