Our “Stroke Research: Hope for the future” event was hosted virtually by the Stroke Association on Wednesday 20 January 2021. You can catch up by watching the video below. 

To hear from Dr Cherry Kilbride, Brunel University London and Guillem Singla BuxarraisNeurofenix, go to 13 minutes 30 seconds. 

To hear from Dr Grant Mair, University of Edinburgh, go to 27 minutes 18 seconds. 

The event highlights how our charity is making a difference through funding vital stroke research. It highlights our continued funding in partnership with others. It also shows how our support for stroke researchers can improve treatment and care for people affected by stroke, and increase funding for research that can change lives.  

Juliet Bouverie, CEO of the Stroke Association, spoke about our plans for improving stroke research that can improve treatment and care for people affected by stroke, and how we can do this by working in partnership with others.

Dr Cherry Kilbride, Brunel University London, and Guillem Singla BuxarraisNeurofenix, then gave an overview of their research project funded by our charity in partnership with MedCity. The partnership aims to improve technologies and medical devices for stroke rehabilitation.  

Dr Grant Mair, University of Edinburgh introduced the aims of his Lectureship, funded by the charity, and told us how we collaborate with many other organizations to improve emergency treatment and care for stroke patients.  

Finally, Gillian Jordan, Trustee of the Private Physiotherapy Education Foundation spoke about her experience as a supporter of the Stroke Association.