is an event offering professional education in the areas of stroke and
cerebrovascular diseases and designed for physicians and trainees
(Neurology, Radiology, Neurosurgery,
Critical Care, Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, Rehabilitation), nurses, allied health professionals and
The first International Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases Symposium (ISCDS) was held on November 14-15, 2015 at Taj Krishna in Hyderabad, TS, India. National and international scientific leaders, Dr. Adnan Qureshi, Dr. J.M.K. Murthy, and Dr. Subhash Kaul served as the Chief Scientific Advisors for the symposium. The event was organized by Dr. Nabeel Herial with outstanding co-operation from dedicated committee members Dr. T. Aditya, Dr. Komal Kumar, Dr. Bala Subramaniam, Dr. V. Pavan Kumar, Dr. Suresh Giragani, Dr. Muralidhar Reddy, Dr. Rakesh Khatri and Dr. Ameer Hassan.
The increasing burden of cerebrovascular diseases around the world warrants a global campaign and cooperation between organizations that share the common objectives. Together we can make a difference: by advancing the science of cerebrovascular medicine as researchers, by formulating effective healthcare policies as leaders, by collaborating across medical specialties and practicing evidence-based treatment as clinicians !