Our service supports people who are more than 6 months post stroke with practical advice, essential information and emotional support. We’ll assess your needs, help you set your own goals and support you to achieve them as you recover.
showcase your research results or service delivery innovations to over 1,400 stroke care professionals.
Project Grants are our most popular funding stream and cover the whole spectrum of stroke research - from prevention and risk factors, through to treatment and rehabilitation in a clinical setting and longer-term in the community.
Cambridgeshire Information, Advice and Support Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.
In stroke survivors, does the clinical effectiveness of 6 months treatment with fluoxetine depend upon its effects on synaptic plasticity in the brain? Can a drug used for depression help stroke recovery by changing connections between brain cells?
Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
This research will investigate the use of orthitics (for example, braces and splints) early on in a stroke survivor’s rehabilitation. The results will inform a larger study into early orthotic use after stroke.
Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Ulrike Hammerbeck (TSA PDF 2015-02)
Can stem cells be used to reduce the damage of inflammation after stroke and promote brain repair?
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?