We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we actively campaign for better stroke care, working with politicians of all parties to ensure stroke remains high on the political agenda. It's why we fund research into finding new treatments, and also ways of reducing the risk of stroke across the UK. Find out what we're upto currently in Scotland.
The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 took place between 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The third day of ESOC featured new research which identified how to improve stroke care worldwide – from simple measures in low to middle-income countries, through to refinement of advanced techniques for acute and preventative stroke treatments.
The CROMIS-2 study investigated whether signs of small brain bleeds on routine brain scans can help us understand which ischaemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of a bleed in the brain when on anticoagulant ‘blood thinning’ drugs.
Published in the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (EJEM), a new review of the existing research sheds light on how frequently patients with a stroke mimic condition present for emergency care as having a stroke.
Be part of our very first Escape the City Bike Ride this September to help us conquer Stroke. Starting and finishing in Chiswick and heading through beautiful Surrey.
Published in the JNNP (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry), new research suggests that a computer technique could help predict how well stroke survivors respond to language therapies for aphasia.
Our Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event that showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research. Wednesday 2 May 2018.
Dr Paul Kasher is Stroke Association HRH The Princess Margaret Lecturer at the University of Manchester. We’re delighted to say that Dr Kasher has been granted a Springboard award by the Academy of Medical Sciences to support his research.
This research project aims to better understand how particular features of the CT scan can be used to make better treatment decisions for patients with ischaemic stroke, and whether we can accurately estimate the time since the stroke began.
How we take part in EU funded research, details of current projects and how you can join us.