Introduction to this conference
The annual scientific session of Chinese Stroke Association(CSA) &Tiantan International Stroke Conference(TISC) is the meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease(CVD). The 1st session, sponsored by the scholars at home and abroad, was initially held in Beijing in 2001. With the support of colleagues, friends and organizations at home and abroad, this meeting thrived year by year, which brought rich, advanced and high-quality clinical content covering various CVD fields, basic science and latest progress and etc., as well as a good opportunity for the cultivation of young scientists. Therefore, it made valuable contributions to the development in CVD field in China. This conference now had become the largest meeting in CVD field in China so far. It facilitated international academic exchange and promoted the warm friendship of Chinese and foreign colleagues. It is also a window of showing the latest trial results and ongoing clinical trials in China for the colleagues from China and other countries. We keep on making efforts to improve the meeting continously, with the aim to make it be a more high quality, valuable and top-notch meeting.