Funded by the Wellcome Trust, researchers at Newcastle University have shown that, in monkeys, it is possible to restore hand and arm movement lost through brain damage.
Using trans-cranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to enable activation of the damaged part of the brain to be more active in the recovery period after a stroke
An investigation of whether functional strength training can improve the ability of stroke survivors to walk and use their arm and hand at least 1 year 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.
TSA LECT 2015/02 - Dr Nele Demeyere, University of Oxford
To test if using newly developed "recovery curves" can be used to improve the quality of hospital care and recovery for stroke patients
Use of a metronome with variable beats to retrain walking in stroke survivors
Functional, cognitive and emotional outcomes after Transient Ischemic Attack: A prospective, controlled cohort study to inform future rehabilitative interventions (FACE TIA)