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Researchers uncover why a gene mutant causes young children to have strokes

Photo of Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, with UTHealth Houston.

September 28, 2023

A discovery of a mutation in the gene ACTA2 has given researchers, led by Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, with UTHealth Houston, insight into understanding the cause of a rare and progressive problem with arteries in the brain and a cause of strokes in young children, called moyamoya disease.







American Heart Association’s ASA adopts Spanish-language R.A.P.I.D.O. acronym for stroke awareness created by Cizik School of Nursing and Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases at UTHealth Houston

(From left) Andrea Ancer Leal, DNP, RN; Alejandra Castro, BSN, RN; and Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, and others created and developed R.Á.P.I.D.O., which has been adopted by the AHA/ASA. (Photo by David Sotelo/UTHealth Houston)

September 14, 2023

R.Á.P.I.D.O., a culturally relevant acronym created under the leadership of Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston to raise awareness of stroke signs in the Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino community and save lives, has been adopted by the American Stroke Association (ASA), the organization announced today.




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