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  Feasibility of delivering group psychological support to stroke survivors in community settings
  Dr E Patchwood, Prof A Bowen, Dr S Knowles
Applications accepted all year round
Supporting people to come to terms with persisting disability and life after stroke is a high priority for stroke research. There is an urgent need for evidence-based, clinically and financially effective psychological interventions that can be feasibly delivered for community-based stroke survivors.
  Genetics of stroke: Determining the underlying pathological reasons for stroke and comparing and contrasting those findings between Caucasian and South Asians.
  Prof P Sharma
Applications accepted all year round
Stroke is the commonest cause of disability, second largest cause of dementia and the third biggest cause of death in the UK. However, by 2050 the World Health Organisation has estimated that 80% of the worlds’ burden of stroke will lie between India and China.
  Stroke risk in a “healthy” patient: personalised modelling of thrombus formation and movement in the blood stream after catheter ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation
  Dr A de Vecchi, Dr O Aslanidi
Applications accepted all year round
Stroke is a common complication of atrial fibrillation (AF), which itself is the most widespread cardiac arrhythmia. However, the assessment of stroke risk is not straightforward in a large population of AF patients who are presented in sinus rhythm (SR), including patients after catheter ablation (CA) therapy, i.e.
  Stroke risk in a “healthy” patient: personalised modelling of thrombus formation and movement in the blood stream after catheter ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation
  Dr A De Vecchi
Applications accepted all year round
1st Supervisor - Dr Adelaide De Vecchi. 2nd Supervisor - Dr Oleg Aslanidi. Stroke is a common complication of atrial fibrillation (AF), which itself is the most widespread cardiac arrhythmia.
  Bioengineering stem cells for neuroprotection against stroke
  Dr N Vasudevan, Dr E Delivopoulos, Prof S Nasuto
Applications accepted all year round
"Stroke, in particular ischaemic stroke, is the third major cause of death worldwide and there is significant health impairment in survivors.
  Goal-setting in Stroke rehabilitation: What are the mechanisms influencing outcomes?
  Dr S Rosewilliam
Applications accepted all year round
Stroke is a condition that affects 152,000 people in the UK annually. Patients require rehabilitation input from various disciplines to cater to the multiple issues following a stroke.
  Smart textiles to support rehabilitation and daily living activities post stroke
  Prof R McCrindle
Applications accepted all year round
"The aim of this PhD is to investigate how smart textiles and/or other wearables can be used to assist people who have had a stroke with their communication, rehabilitation, and/or reengagement in daily living activities and hobbies.
  Neuro-biomechanics of movement recovery (PomeroyVU18SF)
  Prof Valerie Pomeroy
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
The 3-year research investigation for this studentship will focus on advancing knowledge of the neuro-biomechanical mechanisms of movement recovery after stroke.
  Screen Narrative Representations of Serious Illness
  Dr H Bassil-Morozow, Prof J Cook
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project reference number - GSBS-2019-107. This PhD project arises out of discussions concerning the limited range of representations of serious illness in film and TV narratives.
  SmartEHR: Predicting patient outcomes live from imaging and non-imaging EHR data
  Dr J Cardoso
Applications accepted all year round
1st Supervisor - Dr Jorge Cardoso. 2nd Supervisor - Professor Richard Dobson. This project aims to leverage the EHR data collection infrastructure developed at KCH together imaging and non-imaging data, to provide diagnostic, prognostic information and operational outcomes in real time.
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