The North American Skull Base Society meeting took place in Atlanta from 16-18 February. It was a fantastic forum for learning & discussion across the whole breadth of skull base surgery. Colleagues from the Jeff attended to give invited talks at the meeting.
Our inaugural showcase went ahead on Friday 19 January at The Hyatt Regency Manchester, the event was attended by over 150 delegates including academics, clinicians, students, people from industry, charities, and members of the public.
MRC Project Grant awarded to Dr. R. Wykes for evaluating stroke impact through graphene-enabled nanotechnology
The team aims to bring this cutting-edge technology to preclinical stroke research to gain a better understanding of the mechanisms of SD initiation and their involvement in worsening stroke severity. This work will be a crucial first step in the maturity of this technology towards future clinical translation where they anticipate that it will greatly facilitate management of patients in the neuro-intensive care units.
Pneumonia affects around 1 in 12 people after a stroke and increases their chances of death and disability. CHOSEN aimed to determine the feasibility of different oral healthcare treatments, supported by staff education and training, to prevent pneumonia in UK stroke unit care.
Watch American neurosurgeon Dr Russell J Andrews present a special talk on Professor Sir Geoffrey Jefferson at the 2023 Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) conference.
A team of researchers from our centre have started a new pilot study looking at hearing tests for people with vestibular schwannomas (VS).
A recent study funded by the British Heart Foundation, has characterised a new mouse model of hypertension induced vascular dementia, showing the two hallmarks of the disease – a reduction in blood flow to the brain and impaired cognitive function.
The Neurooncology team in Manchester hosted the annual meeting of the British Neuro-Oncology Society on the 5-7 July with the venue at University of Manchester.The Organising committee chaired by Miss Konstantina Karabatsou and Prof Roncaroli from Salford and...
Dr Alex Kafkas, Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience in The University of Manchester's Division of Psychology, Communication and Human Neuroscience, and part of our Imaging Theme has been awarded funding from the Medical Research Council along with colleauges Adrian...
Our stroke theme researchers, Catherine Lawrence (PI), Paul Kasher, Stuart Allan and Ben Dickie have been awarded a grant from The Medical Research Council. Modulating cholesterol 25-hydroxylase: a strategy to accelerate haematoma clearance after intracerebral...