Who we are
Dr. Heather J. Fullerton, Chief of Child Neurology & Pediatric Brain Center Director, and Dr. Christine K. Fox, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Center Director are the primary investigators in the Pediatric Stroke Research Center.
What we do
We are a group of pediatric stroke neurologists and full-time support staff performing clinical research in cerebrovascular diseases, principally stroke.
We collaborate with researchers from around the world for our VIPS and SIPS studies.

Since 2003, we have been studying pediatric cerebrovascular disease with the goal of improving the prevention, treatment, and outcome of strokes in children. Our center has led NIH-funded multi-center studies focused on ischemic stroke for over a decade. In 2021, we launched a series of new projects as a Bugher Center of Excellence in Hemorrhagic Stroke Research. We work closely with the International Pediatric Stroke Study Group, the research arm of the International Pediatric Stroke Organization.