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Medical Research at Valley Baptist

Research at Valley Baptist

A multi-disciplinary organization, Valley Baptist Health System is home to The Valley Baptist Neuroscience Institute, which hosts The Stroke Research and Education Foundation. The research conducted here is led by some of the nation’s leading neurological experts. Through its hospitals, clinics and academic institution partnerships, our health system is changing the way urgent medical care is delivered to stroke patients.

Our clinical research branch was established to nurture a culture of clinical innovation that positively impacts our patients, their families and the communities we serve in South Texas. As a result, The Stroke Research and Education Foundation continues providing stroke education and programs to stroke survivors, caregivers and the healthcare community across the U.S..

The Valley Baptist Neuroscience Institute has more than 15-stroke studies active or in development.

When you come to the Valley Baptist Neuroscience Institute, you get every part of your care and treatment in one place. You’ll receive the most advanced care in the region, close to home - from the latest diagnostic technology to the widest range of treatment choices in the Valley to include advanced treatment and complete care for:

  • ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • General Neurological Disorders
  • Headache
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Parkinson’s
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Diagnosis
  • Stroke Rehab
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Research conducted at The Valley Baptist Neuroscience Institute has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. For more information about research at Valley Baptist, please call: (855) 720-7448.

Dr. Ameer Hassan's Research

Dr. Wondwossen Tekle's Research

Stroke Videos

Valley Baptist offers advanced endovascular care for strokes. View the videos to learn more about these state of the art treatments.