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The stakes are high for an acclaimed cerebrovascular surgeon searching for a stroke drug
Surgeon and entrepreneur Dr. Michael Tymianski is developing a drug that reduces brain damage associated with stroke

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Surgeon and entrepreneur Dr. Michael Tymianski is developing a drug that reduces brain damage associated with stroke

In Canada, stroke is the third-leading cause of death, after cancer and heart disease, striking down more than 13,000 people each year and leaving thousands with life-changing disabilities. In 2012, the World Health Organization reported that strokes killed 6.7 million people worldwide.