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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.
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 .
The first day of the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2017 in Prague included some truly inspiring scientific sessions. These included reporting from the DAWN study which suggests that more patients could be able to receive mechanical thrombectomy after stroke.
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.
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.
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.