Associate Professor Neil Spratt

Institute: The University of Newcastle
Category: Biomedical, Clinical
Current Project

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,…

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