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Congratulations to PhD students Nathanael O’Neill (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) and Christ
Doctors caring for severe stroke patients need to take account of their psychological needs and help prepare families for the possibility that they may not recover, a study involving Prof Gillian Mean (Geriatric Medicine, and Centre for Clincial Brain Sciences) suggests.
Professor Joanna Wardlaw (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and ) and colleagues have published a study investigating treatments for preventing the recurrence of lacunar stroke, a condition which often occurs in small vessel disease, which can result in memory problems and dementia.
Congratulations to four outstanding Edinburgh Neursocience researchers on being elected to the Ro
We are thrilled to announce that Wellcome Trust are funding four PhD programmes at the University of Edinburgh: Hosts, pathogens and Global Health; Integrative cell mechanisms; One Health models of disease: science, ethics and society; and Translational Neuroscience. The four programmes, among 23 total funded programmes, contribute scientific excellence while improving the working environment for PhD candidates.
Dr Jon Stone and Dr Alan Carson (both Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) have been in the news this week, commenting on the ongoing Cuban US Embassy Staff health story. The article is published on 'Newsweek' online and discusses what could be behind the 'Sonic attacks' on American Diplomats in Cuba.
A short film introductory film about diagnosis and treatment of FND was recently commissioned in the Netherlands, which features FND work being conducted in Edinburgh and includes contributions from Prof Jon Stone (Department of Clinical Neurosciences) and Prof Alan Carson (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences). The film can be viewed on Youtube.
A major fund has been established to support pioneering research into mental health and early death in people with epilepsy. The Juliet Bergqvist Memorial Fund has been made possible by a generous gift from a family affected by epilepsy and suicide. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are using anonymised health data to link a diagnosis of epilepsy to diagnoses for mental health conditions and causes of death.
Congratulations to Gashirai Mbizvo (Clinical Research Fellow, Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre) who was awarded the 'Best Overall Presentation' prize at the Scottish Association of Neurological Sciences (SANS) Annual Meeting in November 2017.
Congratulations to Dr Gashirai Mbizvo (Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre) who won the prize for best P