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Wolfson Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia

We increase understanding of the causes of cerebrovascular disease and improve the prevention of stroke and vascular dementia in routine clinical practice.

Centre for the Prevention of Stroke and Dementia

The Stroke Prevention Research Unit was founded in 2000 by Professor Peter Rothwell with initial funding from the MRC and the Stroke Association.

Now comprising about 30 researchers and support staff, the centre is regarded as one of the most productive stroke research groups in the world. In summer 2019, it moves into a purpose-built new facility on the John Radcliffe Hospital site.

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