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Show: You The Owner's Manual w/ Dr. Michael Roizen

Justin Zivin, MD, PhD
Health Damage Control
Topic Info
Justin Zivin, MD, PhD, coauthor of "tPA for Stroke: The Story of a Controversial Drug", discusses the simple treatment that could potentially save hundreds of thousands of people from the devastating consequences of stroke.

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Guest Info
Justin Zivin, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego. Trained as both scientist and doctors, he performed some of the earliest experiments that showed TPA could be used with stroke. For more than thirty years he has conducted research in acute stroke therapy both for basic science studies and clinical trials. He has been continuously funded for this research by federal agencies since 1979.
Book Title
tPA for Stroke: The Story of a Controversial Drug
Book Publisher
Oxford University Press
Dr. Mike Roizen
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