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.
Alteplase-Tenecteplase Trial Evaluation for Stroke Thrombolysis (ATTEST 2) - TSA BHF 2015/01
Reducing blood pressure to prevent bleeding complications and improve outcome following clot-busting treatment for ischaemic stroke
Pilot trial of devices to extract clot from occluded arteries (PISTE)
Our Life After Stroke Awards recognise the achievements of everyone affected by stroke. The Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards 2010 took place on 15 June at Claridge’s.
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?
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The Neath Port Talbot Stroke Group was set up in 2014 by local Stroke Information and Advice coordinator, Jason Haynes, who recognised the need for more long-term support in this area of South Wales.