Danish Stroke Center is a high-volume, highly specialised centre, with one of the world's most comprehensive and well-organised stroke services. The centre is known for several investigator-initiated randomised studies and use of MRI in the acute setting, in basic research and daily clinical practice.

The research focus is acute revascularisation and neuroprotection and clinical research also covers epidemiological cohort studies and multicentre rehabilitation studies aiming to improve quality of life and independence after stroke. The centre is top-ranking at recruiting in several international multicenter studies and prioritises research as part of daily practice.

International collaboration includes investigator-driven studies and academic work together with centres in Sweden, Germany, UK, France, China, USA and Canada.

Revised: 22 August 2017