On 24 February 2015, researchers at City University launched The CommuniCATE project, looking at enhancing Communication in Aphasia through Technology and Education.
Today our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in Cheshire, part of a series of classes for professionals working in stroke. As part of each masterclass we invite leading stroke experts to host enlightening seminars on their specialist topic. These engaging speakers share their knowledge, skills and experience to aid delegates' professional development.
If we are to discover which underlying genes cause stroke, we need to collect DNA from large numbers of patients who have had a lacunar stroke. An existing collection of DNA (extracted from blood samples) from patients has been established with the aid of a Wellcome Trust grant, this is called the UK Young Lacunar Stroke DNA Database.
Yesterday our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in Stirling, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.
Do Naturally Produced Cells in the Brain Contribute to Repairing the Damage Done by Stroke?
Thousands of lives a year could be changed thanks to a pilot research study by Imperial College which involves injecting a patient's stem cells into their brain.
Published in Stroke, a new study sheds light on a tool doctors might use to help them predict the recovery of stroke patients in the future.
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.
Published in the medical journal Stroke, a new US study suggests that treatment of chronic stroke patients with injections of modified, adult stem cells into their brains is safe, and could lead to recovery of movement that was originally lost due to stroke.
Last week, our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in London, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.