May 2011   Subject #1275 enrolled - 75% of enrollment goal reached
April 2011   FAST-MAG begins grant renewal process and receives the highest possible priority rating from the NIH Scientific Review Group
March 2011   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #8 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
February 2011   First FAST-MAG subject in Orange County enrolled
December 2010   FAST-MAG Study Protocol expanded to include enrollment of subjects in Orange County, CA. Enrollment goal expanded to 1700 subjects.
May 2010   Subject #1000 enrolled
March 2010   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #7 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
March 2009   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #6 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
October 2009   Subject #649 enrolled - 50% of enrollment goal reached
June 2008   Notice of grant renewal award received
March 2008   Subject #500 enrolled
March 2008   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #5 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
October 2007   FAST-MAG begins grant renewal process and receives a remarkable priority rating from the NIH Scientific  Review Group, placing it in the top 0.1% of all studies requesting renewal.
April 2007   Subject #325 enrolled - 25% of enrollment goal reached
February 2007   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #4 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
January 2007   Subject #250 Enrolled
March 2006   Subject #100 Enrolled
February 2006   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #3 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
February 2005   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #2 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
January 2005   First FAST-MAG Subject Enrolled
January 2004   FAST-MAG Investigators Meeting #1 at McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA
October 2003   First bimonthly meeting of the FAST-MAG Trial Steering Committee. Over 20 members attend, representing LA Fire Chiefs, EMS Medical Directors, EMS Provider Agencies, Paramedics, EMS Agency Prehospital Care and Education Coordinators, LA Hospital Association, ED Nursing, Site Neurology Physicians, and Site ED Physician.
September 2003   Notice of Grant award received
February 2003   NIH-NINDS approves funding of FAST-MAG Phase 3 trial
October 2002   FAST-MAG Phase 3 Trial proposal considered by NIH-NINDS Special Emphasis Panel and given high priority score, making funding likely.
January 2002   Reverse site visit for the FAST-MAG trial in Chicago
October 2001   FAST-MAG Phase 3 Trial grant proposal submitted to NIH-NINDS
May 2000 - April 2002   Pilot Trial preformed by three Los Angeles Fire Department ambulances, enrolling 20 subjects and demonstrating feasibility of prehospital administration of magnesium sulfate in focal stroke.
October 1999   FAST-MAG Pilot Trial grant proposal submitted to NIH-NINDS
September 1997 - April 1998   Prospective validation study of the Los Angeles Prehospital Stroke Screen (LAPSS) performed, demonstrating that LAPSS enables paramedics to accurately identify stroke Subjects in the field.
     
 

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