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Stomp Out Stroke Festival rescheduled for Saturday, June 8

Stomp Out Stroke Festival rescheduled for Saturday, June 8 May 3, 2019

The UTHealth Stomp Out Stroke Festival has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 8 due to tomorrow’s anticipated heavy thunderstorms. The free, fun event will take place, as previously, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Discovery Green’s Jones Lawn.

UTHealth research highlights findings on thrombectomy, post-stroke anxiety, and caregiver burden

UTHealth research highlights findings on thrombectomy, post-stroke anxiety, and caregiver burden February 18, 2019

Outcomes in patients treated with mechanical clot removal, results from the only mobile stroke unit in the country using rendezvous transfers, and data on predictors of post-stroke depression and anxiety were among the highlights of activity by investigators from UTHealth at the International Stroke Conference 2019.

Neurologists speak out about gender disparity at global stroke gathering

Neurologists speak out about gender disparity at global stroke gathering February 8, 2019

The International Stroke Conference (ISC) attracts thousands of neurologists each year to network with fellow experts and watch compelling presentations on the very latest advances in clinical care, science, and education. 

First US patient in novel stem cell trial for stroke disability enrolled at UTHealth

First US patient in novel stem cell trial for stroke disability enrolled at UTHealth January 25, 2019

The first U.S. patient to participate in a global study of a stem cell therapy injected directly into the brain to treat stroke disability was enrolled in the clinical trial this week at UTHealth.

Better living through better thinking

Better living through better thinking November 27, 2018

Behind the body, an amazing machine made up of muscle and blood, skin, and bones, is the essence of what makes a person—the mind and influence of emotions. Figuring out the connection between mental and physical health is what keeps Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth doctoral student Yun-Ju Lai up at night.

UTHealth research: simpler scan still effective in deciding stroke treatment

UTHealth research: simpler scan still effective in deciding stroke treatment May 18, 2018

A study led by a neurologist from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) showed that a computed tomography (CT scan) could be sufficient for determining thrombectomy treatment in stroke.

UTHealth Stomp Out Stroke Festival April 28

UTHealth Stomp Out Stroke Festival April 28 March 12, 2018

The sixth annual Stomp Out Stroke Festival to raise stroke awareness will be hosted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Stroke Team from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Discovery Green, Jones Lawn, 1500 McKinney Street.

UT Physicians opens PM&R clinic in Southwest Houston

UT Physicians opens PM&R clinic in Southwest Houston March 6, 2018

UT Physicians has responded to a growing demand for specialty care with the opening of a new physical medicine, rehabilitation, sports medicine and pain management clinic in southwest Houston. The outpatient clinic provides patients with comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for joint pain, spine pain and sports-related injuries

UTHealth researchers discover how to train damaging inflammatory cells to promote repair after stroke

UTHealth researchers discover how to train damaging inflammatory cells to promote repair after stroke September 20, 2017

Researchers at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth have discovered a way to turn neutrophils from toxic to helpful after a hemorrhagic stroke, according to results of a study published in Nature Communications.

UTHealth researchers shine at International Stroke Conference

UTHealth researchers shine at International Stroke Conference April 6, 2017

When the doors closed at the George R. Brown Convention Center to signal the end of the International Stroke Conference, held for the first time in Houston, researchers and clinicians at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) left an indelible mark.

Aronowski receives prestigious international stroke science award in research

Aronowski receives prestigious international stroke science award in research February 22, 2017

The 2017 Thomas Willis Award for significant translational contributions to clinical stroke research from the American Heart Association has been awarded to Jaroslaw Aronowski, Ph.D., professor, vice-chair and the Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Chair in Neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

NIH leader keynote speaker at inaugural Stroke Institute conference Feb. 18

January 30, 2017

Walter Koroshetz, M.D., director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), will be the keynote speaker at The Stroke Institute Inaugural Symposium on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Fayez S. Sarofim Research Building at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).