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Extended timeline for thrombectomy means increased chances of avoiding disability after stroke

DALLAS – April 16, 2018 – At the International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, researchers presented results from the DAWN and DEFUSE 3 clinical trials that indicate a procedure called thrombectomy can be effective in certain stroke patients up to 24 hours after stroke symptom presentation. In these patients, thrombectomy can double a patient’s chances of avoiding disability after stroke. Dr. […]

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Farhaan Vahidy, MBBS, MPH, Ph.D.

EnRICH study aims to improve stroke outcomes for patients with ICH

HOUSTON – April 16, 2018 -Dr. Farhaan Vahidy and the EnRICH study team published a manuscript in BMC Neurology detailing the rationale and design of their prospective cohort study with intracerebral hemorrhage patients (ICH).  EnRICH aims to provide much-needed evidence of the effectiveness & efficiency of regionalized care for ICH patients.  The Lone Star Stroke […]

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Mireya Zapata

LSS welcomes new Executive Committee member

AUSTIN – February 23, 2018 – The Lone Star Stroke Consortium welcomes Mireya Zapata to our Executive Committee. Mireya is a seasoned government affairs professional with diverse leadership experience including a board position with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She has diverse leadership experiences in government, marketing, communications, and nonprofits. Mireya is currently Executive Vice […]

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Baylor Hub joins V-Stop III

HOUSTON – March 15, 2018 – Baylor College of Medicine in Houston will soon join the LSS study, V-STOP III. The study will determine the effectiveness of Video-Teleconference (VT) delivery of self-management education for Texas residents with a history of stroke. If effective, the goal is to reduce the risk of a second stroke by […]

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Jane Anderson, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC

Dr. Jane Anderson named interim hub PI at BCM

HOUSTON – March 23, 2018 – Jane Anderson Ph.D., R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., has been named interim hub PI at Baylor College of Medicine. She replaces Thomas Kent, M.D., who took a position with Texas A&M Health Science Center – Houston. Dr. Anderson has been a part of the Lone Star Stroke Consortium since its founding. She is Co-PI of […]

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