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Enhancing the alignment of the preclinical and clinical stroke recovery research pipeline: Consensus-based core recommendations from the Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable translational working group

Abstract Stroke recovery research involves distinct biological and clinical targets compared to the study of acute stroke. Guidelines are proposed for the pre-clinical modeling of stroke recovery and for the alignment of pre-clinical studies to clinical trials in stroke recovery. To download the free paper click here. Listen to a podcast with Dr Dale Corbett [...]

Biomarkers of stroke recovery: Consensus-based core recommendations from the Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable

Abstract The most difficult clinical questions in stroke rehabilitation are “What is this patient’s potential for recovery?” and “What is the best rehabilitation strategy for this person, given her/his clinical profile?” Without answers to these questions, clinicians struggle to make decisions regarding the content and focus of therapy, and researchers design studies that inadvertently mix [...]

Circuit class therapy is effective at improving walking after stroke and may reduce length of stay

by Coralie English This blog is based on the following publication: English C, Hillier SL, Lynch EA. Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD007513. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007513.pub3. Roald Dahl wrote of his wife’s rehabilitation after stroke in 1965 Surely one hour a day is [...]

Stroke doctors: Who are we? A World Stroke Organization survey

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Oral administration of corticosterone at stress-like levels drives microglial but not vascular disturbances post-stroke

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Embedding an enriched environment in an acute stroke unit increases activity in people with stroke: a controlled before–after pilot study

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Is Stroke a Neurodegenerative Condition? A Critical Review of Secondary Neurodegeneration and Amyloid-beta Accumulation after Stroke

Ong, L, Walker F R, Nilsson M, AIMS Medical Science, 2017, 4(1): 1-16. Click here to view article

An approach to measuring and encouraging research translation and research impact

Searles A, Doran C, Attia J, Knight D, Wiggers J, Deeming S, Mattes J, Webb B, Hannan S, Ling R, Edmunds K, Reeves P, Nilsson M. Health Research Policy and Systems 2016, 14:60 DOI: 10.1186/s12961-016-0131-2     Click here to view the article

Chronic Stress-induced Changes in Microglia in Determining Vulnerability to Mood Disorders

Walker, F R, Ong, L, Nilsson, in M Opp, MR, Editor. Primer of PsychoNeuroImmunology Research. Los Angeles, PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society, 2016:119-124

Response to letter: And yet it moves–AVERT enlightens translations stroke research.

Bernhardt J. on behalf of the AVERT Collaboration group Int J Stroke 2016 doi:10.1177/1747493015621453 [Epub January 5, 2016] Click here to view the article