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New spoke site joins LSS Consortium

DALLAS – November 14, 2018 – Texas Health Resources – Fort Worth has joined the Lone Star Stroke Consortium. THR-Fort Worth will be a UT Southwestern spoke site and will take part in our START trial. START is seeking to determine the best time to initiate blood-thinning treatment in patients after they have had a stroke in the […]

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UT Southwestern to hold 8th Annual Stroke Symposium

DALLAS – September 28, 2018 – Our UT Southwestern hub is holding its 8th Annual Stroke Symposium on October 20, 2018, in Dallas. LSS Executive Director, Dr. Steven Warach, will give the keynote address. Topics that will be covered include cerebral imaging in acute stroke, after-stroke care from a nursing perspective, and thrombolytics in stroke care. Learn more […]

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Jennifer Meeks, MS, presents at AHA Hypertension Conference

HOUSTON – Sept. 6 , 2018 – Jennifer Meeks, MS, from our UT Health-Houston hub, conducted an analysis of blood pressure variability for patients enrolled in our EnRICH study. She presented the results at the American Heart Association hypertension conferenceheld in Chicago in September. Her abstract is titled,  High In-Hospital Systolic Blood Pressure 26 Variability and Poor […]

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LSS investigators give study updates at annual meeting

HOUSTON – July 31, 2018 – The Lone Star Stroke Consortium Executive Committee, researchers, coordinators and staff held their annual meeting on July 28, 2018, in Houston. The public was invited to attend and the meeting was broadcast live on our website. PIs gave updates on several statewide studies that LSS is conducting to reduce […]

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