Public Awareness and the Media

The Minnesota Stroke Association can provide background information, statistics, story sources and more for members of the media wishing to learn more about stroke and its impact. If you are a member of the media and would like to reach the Minnesota Stroke Association, please contact: Pat Marciniak Media Relations Director 763-553-0088

The Minnesota Stroke Association has been featured in several media stories, relating to events and individuals associated with the Minnesota Stroke Association and the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota.

University of Minnesota Researches In-Utero Stroke Treatment (Fox9) - February 14, 2012
Strokes are normally a condition associated with the elderly, but they can happen to in children -- even the unborn. Now, researchers at the University of Minnesota say a new treatment called neuroplasticity could help lessen injury to the brain after a stroke.