Developing new blood tests to understand more about children with sickle cell anaemia and silent strokes
Exploring the effects of lowering blood pressure and a lower dose of clot busting drug on stroke outcome
The importance of variability in blood pressure after acute stroke
This research will study 300 stroke survivors who have fatigue but not depression. It aims to identify factors independently associated with fatigue after stroke to help doctors find the best ways to treat and manage the condition.
This research is about bleeding (haemorrhage) in the brain caused by bursting (rupture) of an abnormal swelling (aneurysm) – causing a devastating form of stroke known as subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH).
The effect of cerebrospinal fluid drainage on brain oxygenation and haemodynamics after subarachnoid haemorrhage
This study will explore what ‘confidence’ means to people who have had a stroke, the perceived barriers and what helps stroke survivors to regain confidence.
Factors that influence the effectiveness of conversation training for people with aphasia: who benefits most and which tasks really help people to learn new strategies?
The researchers from the Department of Speech and Language Sciences at the University of Newcastle will be working with experts from the SiDE project (Social inclusion in the Digital Economy) to help us understand how we can best support people with aphasia to get online, stay online and get the most out of what the Internet has to offer.
We are yet to understand the differences between those individuals who do and do not spontaneously recover language comprehension abilities. This research aims to uncover these differences.