Associate Professor Neil Spratt
|Institute:||The University of Newcastle|
New Therapies for Stroke _ Preventing Stroke Progression and Enhancing Recovery
Stroke caused by blockage of a brain artery is a leading cause of death and disability.
Associate Professor Neil Spratt's laboratory discovered a rise in pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure - ICP) 24 hours after minor experimental stroke. This may worsen stroke outcome. They showed that this occurs by a new mechanism,…