Window to expand treating strokes to 36 hours?

I remember being excited about the ability to treat strokes if a drug was administered within four hours of an event. Now it looks like it may soon expand to over a full day:

“Cleveland-based Athersys, with a market value of about $200 million, demonstrated evidence in a midstage trial that its therapy may be able to expand the emergency treatment window for major strokes to up to 36 hours, compared with about four hours with current drugs, potentially allowing many more patients to avoid crippling disabilities.”

See here for more details.

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