Questionnaires are commonly used to diagnose dementia and cognitive impairment in stroke patients, and a new review of the research into their use has been published in the journal, Stroke.
CADASIL is one of the most common genetic causes of stroke and dementia. Currently there is no treatment for CADASIL. In this study, human stem cells will be generated from a piece of skin donated by patients with CADASIL. From these stem cells, smooth muscle cells (SMCs) will be generated in a tissue culture dish in the lab.
We have a number of partner organisations that we co-fund research with as well as other organisations we work with to increase the focus on stroke research
We have several partner organisations which we co-fund research with, as well as other organisations we work with to increase the focus on stroke research.
Yesterday our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in Stirling, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.
Goal A of our corporate strategy is to make stroke the priority it needs to be.
Find out more about research events hosted by the Stroke Association.
Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?
Stroke is the biggest cause of complex disability worldwide, with an estimated 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK today. Living with the long term impact of the condition can be devastating, yet this new report suggests that research funding dedicated to stroke remains disproportionately small compared to other diseases.