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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.
  Nasal Delivery of Peptide Nanofibers for Acute Ischaemic Stroke
  Dr A Lalatsa, Prof A Butt, Dr A Bucchi
Application Deadline: 17 February 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and will be supervised by Dr Aikaterini Lalatsa, Professor Arthur Butt and Dr Andrea Bucchi.
  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.
  Designing and testing a musical instrument application with in-patients for hand rehabilitation following stroke
  Prof J Fachner, Dr A Street, Dr D Vicinanza
Application Deadline: 3 March 2019
Research Area. Music therapy. This three-year PhD studentship will be supported by Professor Jorg Fachner, Dr Alex Street, and Dr Domenico Vicinanza, across the faculties of science and engineering, and arts, humanities and social science.
  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.
  Stroke in Young Adults: Influence of outdoor rehabilitation on biomechanics and metabolic cost of walking
  Dr N Reeves
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project will investigate the effects of an outdoor rehabilitation programme on improving walking performance in young adults affected by stroke through alterations to biomechanics and metabolic cost.
  When more yields less: Understanding therapeutic gains according to lesion profile in chronic stroke aphasia.
  Dr A Woollams, Dr L Cloutman
Applications accepted all year round
Aphasia is a common consequence of stoke ultimately affecting one in five cases, with the most common residual difficulty being word finding difficulties, or anomia.
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