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  (MRC DTP) Zinc deficiency: a potential contributor to post-stroke complications
  Dr C Lawrence, Dr D Brough, Prof C Smith, Prof S Allan
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Stroke remains a leading cause of death and disability worldwide with limited treatment options. In addition to the immediate and common symptoms of stroke such as limb weakness and speech problems, stroke patients often develop complications.
  Wearable Sensor-Based Rehabilitation Exercise Assessment Platform for use in Stroke Rehabilitation
  Dr X Zhai, Dr V Utti, Prof J Jackson, Prof K McDonald-Maier
Application Deadline: 28 October 2019

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Application deadline. Monday 28 October 2019. Start date. January 2020. Lead department. School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering.
  Early Stage Researcher/Ph.D. position in “Genetic Epidemology of Stroke”
  Prof M Dichgans, Dr R Malik
Applications accepted all year round

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Project Description. The Translational Stroke and Dementia Research Group (Prof. M. Dichgans) at the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at LMU, Munich, Germany invites applications for an Early Stage Researcher/Ph.D.
  Computer games to support arm rehabilitation after stroke
  Dr K Thomson, Dr D Knox, Prof F van Wijck
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19012. Stroke is one of the most common causes of disability across the world. Up to 80% of acute stroke patients experience loss of arm function, including loss of strength, coordination and manual dexterity, which can make daily activities such as self-care and food preparation difficult.
  (MRC DTP) Mesenchymal stem cells preconditioning as therapeutic tool to promote recovery from stroke
  Dr E Pinteaux, Prof S Allan
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide but with limited therapies, thus new therapeutic strategies are urgently needed.
  Development of a Core Outcome Set relevant to assess effectiveness of longer-term stroke care.
  Prof A Forster
Application Deadline: 22 October 2019

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In stroke, research is focused on enhancing rehabilitation and improving the longer-term outcomes for stroke survivors and their carers.
  (MRC DTP) Characterisation of longitudinal peripheral immune cellular changes in post-stroke cognitive decline
  Prof C Smith, Dr J Grainger, Prof S Allan
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Stroke is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. In stroke survivors one of the most distressing complications is post-stroke cognitive decline (PSCD), which occurs in up to a third of individuals within five years and impacts significantly on quality of life.
  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

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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.
  Exploration of models/systems of longer-term care for stroke survivors with aphasia.
  Prof A Forster
Application Deadline: 22 October 2019

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In stroke, research is focused on enhancing rehabilitation and improving the longer-term outcomes for stroke survivors and their carers.
  Does Histone Deacetalyse Inhibition Reduce Atherosclerosis and Stroke Risk (PhD only) 
  Prof H Markus
Application Deadline: 3 December 2019

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The Cambridge Stroke Group led the identification of the HDAC9 (histone deacetalyse 9) gene as a risk factor for stroke. The association is specific for large artery stroke due to atherosclerosis.
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