Entries by Jennifer Thomsen

Chagas Disease and Stroke: A neglected disease and a social dilemma

By Dr Vinícius Viana Abreu Montanaro MD MsC PhD, Neurologist, SARAH Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals, Brasilia, Brazil Chagas disease is a vector-borne disease with multi-organ involvement, these include cardiac, gastrointestinal, and cerebral manifestations1. It is still considered a neglected disease worldwide1. Carlos Chagas originally described the disease in 1909 while investigating a malaria surge in […]

ESO Trials Alliance Webinar – Update on trial activity in ESOTA

Report by Aristeidis H. Katsanos, MD, PhD   Dr. Robin Lemmens started by introducing ESOTA, a network of networks for stroke trials in Europe, and presented an overview of the webinar program. Dr. Peter Kelly was the first speaker providing an update on the CONVINCE trial and discussing on the lessons he learned from leading […]