Congratulations to Stroke Association awardees
May 2018: Edinburgh investigators were the recipients of all the awards at The Stroke Association Research Awards Ceremony in London.
This year The Stroke Association held their Keynote Lecture and Awards ceremony on 2nd May at Guildhall, London.
The Keynote Lecture was delivered by Professor Marion Walker MBE, Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation and Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nottingham.
Research Awards: a 'clean sweep' for Edinburgh
Following the Keynote Lecture, The Stroke Association proudly presented this year's four awards. We were delighted to learn that all four awards went to Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences investigators.
- Stroke Association Priority Programme Award to Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman (with Dr Neshika Samarasekera, Prof Colin Smith, Prof Joanna Wardlaw, Dr Barry McColl and others)
- Joint Stroke Association and Medical Research Council Priority Programme Award to Professor Colin Smith (with Prof Rustam Al-Shahi Salman and Prof Joanna Wardlaw)
- Stroke Association Kirby Laing Foundation Senior Non-Clinical Lectureship Award to Dr Emily Sena
- Stroke Association Edith Murphy Foundation Senior Clinical Lectureship for Medical Professionals Award to Dr Grant Mair
In addition, Dr Stewart Wiseman was awarded a Post-doctoral Fellowship for his project entitled "The eye and brain: Evaluation of the retinal nerve fibres and vessels as markers of small vessel disease progression or regression on neuroimaging".
Many congratulations to all!
Brain vascular disease (including stroke) research at the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
Research to Understand Stroke due to Haemorrhage (RUSH)