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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.
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.
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.