Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Ulrike Hammerbeck (TSA PDF 2015-02)
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?
Most stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) survivors are asked to take medicines, which some can find difficult. However, taking the medicines prescribed after a stroke, or TIA, and following lifestyle advice can reduce the chance of another stroke by 80%.
Fatigue after stroke; what are the important factors?
This study will investigate how other illnesses can affect stroke treatment and outcome. It will involve the analysis of electronic, linked datasets of health information from stroke patients in Scotland.
Exploring the effects of lowering blood pressure and a lower dose of clot busting drug on stroke outcome
To test if using newly developed "recovery curves" can be used to improve the quality of hospital care and recovery for stroke patients
Do Naturally Produced Cells in the Brain Contribute to Repairing the Damage Done by Stroke?
The importance of variability in blood pressure after acute stroke
TSA LECT 2015/01 - Dr Audrey Bowen, University of Manchester