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Published date: Thursday 7 August 2014

Thousands of lives a year could be changed thanks to a pilot research study by Imperial College which involves injecting a patient's stem cells into their brain.

Published date: Tuesday 5 August 2014

Researchers at University College London say that stroke care needs to be centralised in large specialist units in a radical shake-up of hospitals.

Published date: Tuesday 1 July 2014

Researchers at King's College London have performed a large scale meta-analysis of previous research into a genetic variant of a protein implicated in stroke.

Published date: Monday 30 June 2014

A major new national research programme using robot assisted training to help NHS stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm, has been officially launched in the North East.

Published date: Tuesday 17 June 2014

On Monday 16th June the Stroke Association were invited to share how research we funded has changed lives at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception, entitled, "A Healthy Future for UK Medical Research". 

Published date: Monday 16 June 2014

Scientists in Sweden, from Chalmers University of Technology, Sahlgrenska Academy and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, are developing a wearable cap to diagnose whether a clot or a bleed has happened in the brain of someone who has had a stroke. 

Published date: Tuesday 20 May 2014

Our round-table meetings aim to share knowledge arising from our funded research and create debate about the implications for health and social care policy and practice.

Published date: Monday 19 May 2014

Funded by the Wellcome Trust, researchers at Newcastle University have shown that, in monkeys, it is possible to restore hand and arm movement lost through brain damage. 

Published date: Friday 16 May 2014

The Stroke Association funded a feasibility study into improving the treatment of a condition called 'drop foot', which was recently published in the medical journal, Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.

Published date: Tuesday 13 May 2014

Stroke is a global epidemic, in the UK alone someone will have a stroke every 3 and a half minutes.