Created through a generous philanthropic gift from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute signals a new direction in the understanding of stroke and opens an era of renewed hope for patients, families and communities in the U.S. and UAE.
The institute, with locations in Baltimore (U.S.) and Abu Dhabi (UAE), draws on Johns Hopkins’ vast leadership in stroke diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, including biomedical research; acute medical and surgical treatment; brain repair and neuroplasticity; behavioral recovery; prevention and public health.
Learn more about other collaborations between Johns Hopkins and UAE and other locations in the Middle East, as well as our care for international patients through Johns Hopkins Medicine International.
Transforming Stroke Care Worldwide
By working with a unified purpose, Johns Hopkins and UAE scientists and practitioners can more efficiently translate science and technological innovations into treatments, reducing the toll of stroke in the UAE, the U.S. and the world.
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When Althea’s arm started tingling and her speech became slurred, her son realized she was having a stroke. Thankfully, he got her to the hospital in time to receive a lifesaving medication.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Recovering After a Stroke – Pablo Celnik
Physiatrist Pablo Celnik and his team study how people can better recover the ability to move following a stroke and other brain diseases.