Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
How should we best prevent narrowed neck arteries causing stroke?
Using genetics to understand why disease of the small blood vessels in the brain occurs.
The effect of blood pigments on brain inflammation and survival of nerve cells.
Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial.
The importance of variability in blood pressure after acute stroke
This project will develop a special therapy area within ‘Second Life’, an existing virtual reality world on the internet. It will be protected so that only other people with aphasia and specially trained support workers can take part.
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 aim of this research is to develop and test a simple yet widely-applicable outcome measure for evaluating cognitive rehabilitation after stroke. Consultation with patients and carers will shape the design and content of the measure.
This research project will work with stroke survivors and their families. In year one, we will design a healthy living programme for stroke survivors and their families. The programme will provide information, education and support. It will help people to learn how to manage their own lifestyle risk factors.