We don’t know enough about why COVID-19 may increase the risk of stroke, for whom, and how we could stop COVID-19 patients having a stroke. This new research funding call is hoping to change this.
Training and taking part in one of our Resolution Runs could reduce your risk of stroke by one fifth according to Tom Robinson, a leading Professor of Stroke Medicine at the University of Leicester.
The PRECIOUS project will examine the consequences of treating complications of stroke such as infections or fever or swallowing problems, all of which commonly occur in elderly patients. Failing to treat these complications often leads to a worse outcome overall.
Led by the University of Nottingham, a new international study investigated whether patients with a spontaneous bleed in the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage) could benefit from this drug, if delivered as an emergency treatment. An intracerebral haemorrhage is a type of stroke.
We’re supporting the second annual UK Stroke Research Workshop, organised under the auspices of the NIHR CRN Stroke Speciality. This exciting event is taking place across Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 September, within the beautiful surroundings of Clare College, University of Cambridge.
The annual Edinburgh Stroke Winter School aims to help new or aspiring stroke academics develop answerable research questions. Applications are encouraged from all specialities relevant to patients with stroke, including medicine and the allied health professions.