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Henry Ford bringing top stroke experts together for 1-day TED-style event

Henry Ford Health System

The nation's leading experts in stroke and neurovascular treatment and research will converge at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, for a one day, rapid fire event this fall. The Detroit Stroke Conference will take place in the hospital's Buerki Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

The fast-paced, interactive agenda will feature twenty thought leaders, chosen by the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute, each sharing high-level insights regarding new treatments, trends and technologies, all in an interactive, TED-style talk format.

"This is one of the most exciting times for stroke treatment and research and we are thrilled to host such a unique event," said Stephan Mayer, M.D., F.C.C.M., chair of the Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Health System. "Between the talented, innovative group of clinicians we've chosen and the fast-paced, jam-packed agenda, we believe this is going to be a highly engaging and indispensable conference."

Among the twenty hot topics on the agenda:

  • CT on Wheels: Latest Trends in Mobile Stroke Units
  • Beam Me Up: Telestroke in Action
  • Fast + Furious: New Ways to Streamline Emergency Stroke Care

For registration and more details, go to HenryFord.com/DetroitStrokeConference.

For reporters wishing to cover the conference, email Brenda Craig.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Brenda D. Craig
Director, Media Relations
Henry Ford Health System
bcraig3@hfhs.org

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