Can a vision test tell us who will recover well after stroke?
Existing vision tests do not tell us how a patient’s life will be influenced by their vision problems. This project aims to understand how the results of vision tests relate to how stroke survivors will be able to function in their daily lives.
Linking formal and functional measures of cognition after stroke and the prediction of long-term recovery
This Lectureship will explore the link between tests that are used to assess cognition (memory and thinking) after a stroke and measurements of a stroke survivor's functional abilities. It will also investigate how cognition and functional ability change over time.
How helpful is the UTILISE speech therapy app?
Kerry Dathan is testing a new app-based aphasia therapy to see how effective it is - not just for language tests done in the clinic, but for everyday conversations.
Small Vessel Disease - Spotlight on Symptoms: using brain scans to find out which symptoms are linked to small vessel disease
This project is part of a larger on-going study into Small Vessel Disease (SVD) after stroke. It will allow the researchers to invite some of the participants in this project back for more frequent brain scans and tests to help them to understand more about SVD after stroke.
Developing new blood tests to understand more about children with sickle cell anaemia and silent strokes
Developing new blood tests to understand more about children with sickle cell anaemia and silent strokes.
How do treatments of swallowing problems after stroke affect risk of chest infection?
The intended outcome of this project is to find new knowledge to help guide future policy on the reduction of chest infection risk after stroke.
How stroke can affect your driving
Certain effects of stroke can impact your ability to drive again. A driving assessment will check these things.