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Fri, 11/29/2019 - 10:12

The University of Edinburgh Small Vessel Disease Network has met to participate in a networking day on the 28th November 2019, in the Informatics Forum. The event offered to engage in current SVD research and participate in discussion groups.

The event was generously funded by the Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain.

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Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:47

Professor Joanna Wardlaw's comment was featured in a “Not Just Blood Pressure—Dietary Salt Linked to Tau Phosphorylation” article, published on the Alzforum website.

The discussion has evolved around a publication "Dietary salt promotes... Read more

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 13:19

A research technician position is available for an enthusiastic individual to join the PET/CT imaging team at the University of Edinburgh. Further details:

https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=048763... Read more

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 13:16

An exciting opportunity Clinical Research Fellows, trained in medicine or allied health professions (such as psychology, radiography, nursing, therapy professionals), to work towards a PhD in the University of Edinburgh. The selected fellows will choose one of four PhD projects in vascular contributions to dementia. The projects techniques are neuro-imaging, laboratory-based science including... Read more

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 22:04

Network member Professor Anne Joutel (INSERM) is among the recipients of the 2019 BRAIN prize for her work on CADASIL. Anne and colleagues Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve, Hugues Chabriat, and Marie-Germaine Bousser, were awarded the prize by The Lundbeck Foundation for exceptional contribution to their field of research. The award ceremony will take place on 9th May in Copenhagen. Read further... Read more

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 13:06

Clinical Research Fellow in Studies of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease.

Salary: £33,131-£49,091


A clinical research fellow is required to work on studies of Small Vessel Diseases in stroke and dementia. The post is funded by the Medical Research Council as part of clinical research on vascular causes of dementia in the UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI) at the University... Read more

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 11:35

Recently published research by the team at the University of Southern California has been featured in MedPage Today. 

The research demonstrates that capillary damage and blood brain barrier break down are present in individuals with early cognitive impairmnet. Cerebrospinal fluid levels of a marker of pericyte damage correlated with cognitive impairment. The team suggest that therse may... Read more

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:16

Professor Joanna Wardlaw has been awarded the Karolinska Stroke Award for Lifetime Contribution to Excellence in Advancing Knowledge in Stroke, awarded by the Karolinska Institute. 

More details to follow soon!

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:09

PhD position available in 'Advanced signal processing and MRI to assess cerebrovascular health in small vessel disease and dementia' at the University of Edinburgh. 

This project will focus on developing advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods to measure CVR, brain pulsatility and other aspects of small vessel function, mapping these onto detailed structural brain images to... Read more