TIRR Memorial Hermann changes lives by improving outcomes, offering hope and maximizing independence for people affected by disabling injury or illness. Recognized among the leading rehabilitation hospitals in the country, TIRR serves as a model for interdisciplinary rehabilitation services, patient care, education and research.
Continually recognized as one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s reputation is based on over 60 years of experience in rehabilitation and research, the high caliber of our physician partners and clinical staff and our comprehensive programs and services. We have more than $29 million in research funding. We are also recognized for our long-standing commitment to educating patients, families, health care professionals, caregivers and the general public about rehabilitation. Extending our knowledge and resources into the community remains a top priority and part of our pledge to make a difference in the lives of those recovering from disabling injury and illness.
The TIRR Memorial Hermann Research Center is a state-of-the-art facility that provides researchers with the tools to pioneer new advances in rehabilitative medicine that can lead to improvements in patient lives. Having a single facility where researchers can work on various research projects promotes tremendous synergy between researchers, disciplines and programs. It creates an integrated campus where all critical components of care and services come together for the benefit of our patients.
In coordination with the Clinical Innovation and Research Institute at Memorial Hermann, the following is a cross-section of sample research currently in progress or recently completed at TIRR Memorial Hermann.