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Wednesday-Friday, February 9–11, 2022

New Orleans + Virtual #ISC22

Stroke Nursing Symposia: Tuesday, February 8, 2022


The American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2022 is the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease and brain health.



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MEDIA ACCESS REQUIREMENTS for ISC 2022

Please review the updated registration requirements and AHA Embargo and Recording Policies to confirm if you meet the current criteria for embargoed media access.

For in-person attendees, please read the current protocols on

Health and Safety at #ISC22

Attending ISC 2022 in person or virtually and accessing embargoed media materials, including live stream embargoed news briefings, is a three-step process:

Step 1: All journalists must Register Here as a media attendee for the meeting in order to access the main event sessions in person or virtually.

  • Meeting registration includes a physical badge for in-person attendees and an “electronic badge” that will provide access to the live, main event (late-breaking science) sessions virtually.
  • These credentials do not provide access the embargoed, password protected newsroom (PPN) or the embargoed news briefing.

Step 2: Register for access to the ISC 2022 Password-Protected Newsroom (PPN) if you are not currently credentialed and accessing an AHA/ASA PPN.

Step 3: Register to attend the live stream embargoed news briefings when the link becomes available prior to the meeting.

Note: Journalists and other media representatives who may not qualify for access to the ISC 22 password protected newsroom may access the Late Breaking Science news releases and the news briefings when they are posted on this link at embargo (to be added below).


Late-Breaking Science (LBS) for ISC22 - The embargo for each Late-Breaking Science (LBS) abstract lifts at the start time for the first presentation in the Main Event Session in which it will be presented as noted in the news media materials.​There will be news releases featuring 6 LBS abstracts.
  • There will be two LBS embargoed news briefings available for both in-person and virtual media attendees.
  • Embargoed News Briefing Schedule: Tues., Feb. 8, 2:00-3:00 p.m. CT and Thurs., Feb. 10, 2:15-3:00 p.m. CT - Videos posted below at embargo.
Late Breaking Science News from ISC 2022 posted below at embargo:

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Video is the EMBARGOED News Briefing from Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - copyright American Heart Association 2022 - Video Transcript

Moderator: Mitchell S.V. Elkind, M.D., M.S., FAAN, FAHA, immediate past president of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, professor of neurology and epidemiology at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and attending neurologist at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York City

Expert: Tudor G. Jovin, M.D., FAHA, Vice Chair of the International Stroke Conference Program Committee, medical director, chair and chief of neurology of Cooper Neurological Institute in Camden, New Jersey


Presenters: Shinichi Yoshimura, M.D., Ph.D., Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan - LB1 - Randomized Clinical Trial Of Endovascular Therapy For Acute Large Vessel Occlusion With Large Ischemic Core | Shadi Yaghi, M.D., Brown University - LB5 - Direct Oral Anticoagulants Versus Warfarin In The Treatment Of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis (ACTION-CVT): A Multi-Center International Study | Xin Cheng, M.D., Huashan Hospital Fudan University, Shanghai - LB7 - Tenecteplase Thrombolysis For Stroke Up To 24 Hours After Onset With Perfusion Imaging Selection


Video is the EMBARGOED News Briefing from Tuesday, February 10, 2022 - copyright American Heart Association 2022 - Video Transcript

Moderator: Louise D. McCullough, M.D., Ph.D., FAHA, Chair of the International Stroke Conference Program Committee, professor and chair of the department of neurology at UT Health, McGovern Medical School in Houston

Expert: Tudor G. Jovin, M.D., FAHA, Vice Chair of the International Stroke Conference Program Committee, medical director, chair and chief of neurology of Cooper Neurological Institute in Camden, New Jersey

Presenters: Raul G. Nogueira, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Stroke Institute -LB20 - Primary Results And Associated Clot Composition In The Excellent Registry | Kartik Bhatia, Ph.D., Sydney Children’s Hospital - LB22 - Paediatric Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: Poor Outcomes Without Intervention


News from ISC 2022 posted below at embargo: