Mild Stroke Study 3 completed participant recruitment
Mild Stroke Study 3 completed participant recruitment. The last participant was recruited in December 2021.
The study reached a total of 230 participants. Over the next year, the Mild Stroke Study 3 research team will continue follow up visits aiming to assess medical and cognitive aspects of stroke, including data collected through numerous questionnaires and medical imaging of brain and retinal vasculature.
About Mild Stroke Study 3
Mild Stroke Study 3 (MSS3), led by Professor Joanna Wardlaw aims is to improve understanding of what makes small vessel disease (SVD) worsen. The study also aims to identify novel ways for SVD prevention and treatment.
Mild Stroke Study 3 website (The University of Edinburgh)
Mild Stroke Study 3 Team
Mild Stroke Study 3 research team consisting of scientists coming from multidisciplinary backgrounds, working together to deliver best outcomes in understanding the mechanisms and repercussions of stroke. The team working on the Mild Stroke Study 3 comprises of highly trained clinicians, research nurses, retinal and MRI imaging specialists, psychologists, medical physicists, engineers and statisticians, as well as PhD and international students and research support, working together in a team.
Dr Michael StringerDr Michael ThrippletonDr Úna Clancy
Professor Ian MarshallDr Maria Valdés HernándezDr Francesca Chappell
Dr Renata RihaDr Roberto Duarte CoelloDr Stewart Wiseman
Dr Susana Muñoz ManiegaEleni SakkaDr Carmen Arteaga-Reyes
Dr Ylenia GiarratanoCharlene Hamid Rachel Penman
Jose Bernal MoyanoCameron ManningAngela JochemsEmily SleightDaniela Jaime Garcia
International visiting students
The RadiographersResearch support
UK Medical Research Council Dementia Research Initiative
British Heart Foundation Research Excellence Centre 3
Recognitions and Awards
To date, the study team has successfully published several research papers. Mild Stroke Study 3 was presented at key international conferences and has received numerous recognisions.
Dr Una Clancy awarded the RCPE 47th Sir John Halliday Croom Prize
Dr Una Clancy wins the first prize for her presentation on the Mild Stroke Study 3 work at the Harvey Symposium 2020
Dr Una Clancy won the Judges Prize and the Audience Vote Prize at the Royal Society of Medicine Geriatrics and Gerontology Section
Perivascular Spaces in Small Vessel Disease - Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Network of Research Excellence (external website)