Proceedings of the 26th International Stroke Genetics Consortium Workshop: St. Louis, MO

Jin-Moo Lee, Carlos Cruchaga
2020 Neurology: Genetics  
The ISGC is an international collaboration of physicians and scientists who have agreed to pool resources and expertise in an effort to unravel the genetic basis of stroke and its comorbidities. Founded in 2007 by a small group of stroke genetics investigators, the ISGC has grown to over 200 members representing over 50 countries in North and South America, Europe, Australia, Africa, and Asia. ISGC workshops are held semi-annually and provide a forum for ISGC investigators to report on progress
more » ... of ongoing scientific projects and discuss new ideas that help advance the ISGC's research mission. The ISGC nurtures junior investigators by offering several travel awards to young investigators interested in stroke genetics. Many abstracts in these Proceedings reflect the contributions of active junior investigators. Herein, we present the Proceedings and official published abstracts of the 26th ISGC Workshop. Presentations at the workshop included invited lectures, ISGC working group reports, and short presentations about ongoing research projects and new collaborative proposals. With the themed title of "Big
doi:10.1212/nxg.0000000000000422 fatcat:r3chce6ydrdythydbcwbgc555u