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Resources for Clinicians, Researchers & Healthcare Professionals

Our Main Areas of Research

Acute Stroke

  • Improve approaches to dissolve clots
  • Protect the brain
  • Catheter delivery

Brain Hemorrhage

  • Blood removal
  • Blood reabsorption

Inpatient Care

  • Improve quality of care
  • Improve efficiency of care

Stroke Recovery

  • Stem cells
  • Rehabilitation therapy and exercise
  • Stem cells
  • Brain stimulation
  • Exoskeletons

Stroke Prevention

  • Better approaches to reduce high blood pressure
  • Personalized treatments based on genotypes and biomarkers

Health Care Delivery

  • Mobile Ambulance
  • Telemedicine

Stroke Complications

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Depression
  • Caregiver burden

Population Health

  • Primary and secondary stroke prevention
  • Disparities and health equity

At our institute, we understand the pivotal role that healthcare professionals play in transforming stroke and cerebrovascular care. This specialized section of our website is meticulously curated to equip you with the latest advancements, evidence-based practices, and collaborative tools needed to excel in your mission of delivering exceptional patient care.

Clinical Guidelines and Protocols:

Access meticulously crafted clinical guidelines and protocols designed to streamline decision-making and enhance patient outcomes.

Research and Publications:

Stay at the forefront of cerebrovascular research with access to our latest publications, research studies, and academic insights. Engage with cutting-edge discoveries that shape the future of stroke medicine.

Lecture Series (coming soon)

Elevate your expertise through our curated webinars and workshops featuring renowned experts in the field. Stay informed about emerging trends, treatment modalities, and best practices.

Interactive Case Studies:

Immerse yourself in interactive case studies that provide a dynamic learning experience. Delve into real-world scenarios, analyze diagnostic challenges, and explore optimal treatment strategies.

Networking Events and Conferences:

Stay updated on upcoming events, conferences, and symposiums where you can engage with thought leaders, exchange ideas, and foster collaborations that drive innovation in cerebrovascular medicine.

Patient-Centric Resources:

Access a library of patient-friendly resources that you can share with your patients to enhance their understanding of stroke prevention, treatment options, and rehabilitation.

Multidisciplinary Collaboration Opportunities:

Explore opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration within our institute. Connect with specialists from various fields to provide holistic and patient-centered care.

Do you need help developing your next big idea?

As part of our mission we are available to investigators throughout the UT Community and the Texas Medical Center. The Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease houses a think tank for clinical trial design. Our team is made up of experts in trial design and stroke research including: Charles Green, Sean Savitz, MD, Andrew Barreto, MD and other content experts as needed are available to you. This team can help you to identify the appropriate RFPs/RFAs, help to assemble the right mentor team and help with concept synopsis proposals. In order to be access the assistance of the Think Tank, the following conditions must be met:

  • Dedicate time to put in to the grant application
  • Be receptive to constructive criticism
  • Be willing to meet with the team on a regular basis to review progress of application

For an initial meeting with the Think Tank, please submit an initial proposal to:

Barbara Lewis
Program Manager