Carotid artery narrowing causes about 15% of strokes of the type where blood clots block blood flow to the brain, and this study aims to find prevention for this.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
Using genetics to understand why disease of the small blood vessels in the brain occurs.
Can using a tissue sample from the buttock help us understand the main genetic cause of stroke?
The effect of blood pigments on brain inflammation and survival of nerve cells.
Identifying how best to combine results from several clinical trials of a stroke rehabilitation treatment.
Developing new blood tests to understand more about children with sickle cell anaemia and silent strokes.
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?
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.
Junior Research Training Fellowship: Christine Hazelton