Clinical Trial Title

Diet and Dementia Prevention in Ischemic Stroke Patients

National Clinical Trial Number:


Contact Information

Clinical Trial Protocol Description:

The purpose of the NOURISH study is to test the effects of a 2- to 3- year intervention of the MIND diet versus usual post-stroke care on cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease and vascular disease in patients hospitalized for an acute ischemic stroke, and discharged home. A total of 500 patients will be recruited for this study. The NOURISH study consists of two study groups. Patients enrolled in the study will be randomly assigned to one of the two study groups.

Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria:

In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:

  • Are between the ages of 55 and 80.
  • Have been hospitalized for an acute ischemic stroke and discharged home.
  • Are not cognitively impaired.
  • Have clear vision and speech.
  • Are willing to complete all data collection visits and intervention meetings.

This is a partial list of eligibility requirements. To inquire about your eligibility, please call the contact number provided. If you wish to inquire via email, please include the title of the study in your message.

Study Details

Clinical Trial Investigators

  • Neelum T. Aggarwal, MD
  • Christy Tangney, PhD, FACN, CNS

Contact Information

Pyone Maung

Clinical Trial Location

RUSH University Medical Center


RUSH University Medical Center

1620 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60612

Get Directions

Clinical Trial FAQs

Find out if a clinical trial makes sense for you.

Learn more
Learn more