Stroke Association Keynote Lecture 2017

Published date
Wednesday 24 May 2017

Our annual Keynote Lecture showcases some of the latest advancements being made in stroke research.

This year’s Keynote Lecture was delivered by Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester. Professor Rothwell is one of the UK’s leading neuroscientists whose research focuses on inflammation in brain disease, especially stroke.


£2.2million investment into new vascular dementia awards

Published date
Saturday 20 May 2017

In partnership with Alzheimer's Society and the British Heart Foundation, we are delighted to announce our funding of three new awards in vascular dementia research. This constitutes a combined investment of £2.2 million into a key area of unmet need. Stroke research as a discipline is already underfunded relative to its burden on society, but together we can change the story for more people affected by stroke.

Highlights from day two of the European Stroke Organisation Conference

Published date
Thursday 18 May 2017

The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2017 is currently on from 16-18 May in Prague, Czech Republic.

The second day of ESOC included focused on the global perspectives on stroke, including the link between poverty and stroke, understanding cerebral small vessel diseases (SVDs) which can lead to vascular dementia, and stroke in young people . 

Third European Stroke Conference,16-18 May 2017

Published date
Friday 12 May 2017

Next week, many of the world's top stroke experts will be meeting at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2017) in Prague, Czech Republic. They'll be discussing the latest in best practice for stroke management and care, the latest stroke research, and will question how to best tackle stroke today and in the future.

Report predicts startling growth for stroke rates

Published date
Thursday 11 May 2017

The number of strokes across the UK is likely to rise by almost half (44%) in the next 20 years, according to a new report published today by the Stroke Alliance for Europe (SAFE) and the Stroke Association. 

Our commitment to stroke research

Published date
Wednesday 3 May 2017

Recently, the British Heart Foundation launched a campaign calling for more funding into stroke research, and outlined their commitment as a leading funder of stroke research. We have a positive collaborative relationship with the British Heart Foundation and welcome their commitment to reaching our mutual goals: to improve prevention, treatment and support for those at risk of or living with the effects of stroke.