Fund a new innovation in research that reduces stroke damage the moment it starts.
Jen was lucky to fully recover.
This is innovative research that will treat strokes faster.
Researchers are working on a new drug innovation that can “pause” the brain during a stroke and dramatically reduce damage. Dr. Michael Tymianski hopes to develop an injection (like an EpiPen®) that can be given long before an ambulance arrives – buying even more time to keep brain cells alive.
- 1.9 M
- brain cells are lost every minute during a stroke.
- 30 min
- Every 30 minutes without treatment, the odds of recovering decrease by 10%.
- Canadians are living with the effects of a stroke.