Genetics of ischaemic stroke

Pankaj Sharma, Sunaina Yadav, James F. Meschia

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Recent advances in genomics and statistical computation have allowed us to begin addressing the genetic basis of stroke at a molecular level. These advances are at the cusp of making important changes to clinical practice of some monogenic forms of stroke and, in the future, are likely to revolutionise the care provided to these patients. In this review we summarise the state of knowledge in ischaemic stroke genetics particularly in the context of how a practicing clinician can best use this knowledge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1302-1308
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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