On Monday 16th June the Stroke Association were invited to share how research we funded has changed lives at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception, entitled, "A Healthy Future for UK Medical Research".
When Dawn was seven years old, she was taken, without explanation, from her home in Jersey to Guy’s Hospital in London. She had difficulties with communication and so was sent away to a special needs school and also underwent some medical procedures, but was never told why.
The call for Expression of Interest to our 2017 Priority Programme Award in the area of Haemorrhagic stroke is now OPEN.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
BBC 5 Live Daily looked at the great work we do in the Life After Stroke Centre. Find out more about some of the topics that were covered, including information on stroke, services near you and how you can support the charity.
This is a very exciting time to join the Stroke Association and this post presents a real opportunity for ambitious fundraising specialists to make their mark. Under the leadership of our CEO and Executive Director of Income Generation we are now developing a new strategy for doubling income from voluntary fundraising.
Project Grants are our most popular funding stream and cover the whole spectrum of stroke research - from prevention and risk factors, through to treatment and rehabilitation in a clinical setting and longer-term in the community.
In stroke survivors, does the clinical effectiveness of 6 months treatment with fluoxetine depend upon its effects on synaptic plasticity in the brain? Can a drug used for depression help stroke recovery by changing connections between brain cells?