The Prize, announced last night at St James’s Palace, London, recognises the Unit's outstanding work in preventive medicine. The Unit was founded by Professor Peter Rothwell. In little over a decade, it has revolutionised clinical practice in stroke prevention, ranging from emergency treatment of “threatened” stroke to more effective use of surgery (carotid endarterectomy – removal of a blockage in the carotid artery) to prevent stroke.
Stroke research group wins Queen's Anniversary Prize
Award Clinical Neurology Stroke & Dementia
22 November 2013
The Stroke Prevention Research Unit has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education, the highest form of national recognition that UK higher education institutions can achieve.