The aim of the PhD is to investigate the impact of language therapies on the everyday conversations of people with non-fluent aphasia (a specific type of aphasia where speech is broken and sentences are limited or very simplified).
Can an anti-inflammatory drug (IL-1Ra) given into the skin reduce damaging inflammation in the brain and body after stroke compared to a dummy-drug?
Developing new blood tests to understand more about children with sickle cell anaemia and silent strokes
The effect of blood pigments on brain inflammation and survival of nerve cells
Can using a tissue sample from the buttock help us understand the main genetic cause of stroke?
Using genetics to understand why disease of the small blood vessels in the brain occurs
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
How should we best prevent narrowed neck arteries causing stroke?
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
Can stem cells be used to reduce the damage of inflammation after stroke and promote brain repair?