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Kevin Lin, PhD, (Associate Professor of Neurology) has been awarded $300,000 for a total of 3 years of funding from the American Heart Association to study vascular sympathetic function in the brain after cardiopulmonary arrest. Cardiac arrest is a major cause of death/disability in the US affecting more than 325,000 people per year with only a 10% survival rate. Dr. Lin’s long-term goal is to decrease brain damage by reviving cerebral blood flow thus diminishing subsequent neurological deficits. The goals of this funded project is to investigate to the sympathetic nervous system in order to afford better outcomes after brain ischemia caused by cardiac arrest

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