Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide and will increase considerably in coming decades as people live longer. Many people are aware of the physical disabilities after stroke but are less aware that of the cognitive problems that can also arise, such as impaired memory and concentration. Often, stroke survivors can find these problems the most debilitating consequences.Read More
The StrokeCog Team
To contact a member of the team directly please click ‘Read More’ under each profile.Partners Collaborators
Prof. Anne Hickey
Head of the Division of Population Health Sciences RCSIRead More
Prof. David Williams
Professor of Stroke Medicine
Prof. Kathleen Bennett
HRB Research Leader and Associate Professor in PharmacoepidemiologyRead More
Prof. Frances Horgan
Deputy Head of School of Physiotherapy, RCSIRead More
Dr. Niall Pender
Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist, Beaumont HospitalRead More
Dr Maev-Ann Wren
Research Area Co-ordinator for Health and Quality of Life research at the ESRIRead More
Dr Eithne Sexton
Dr Niamh Merriman
Dr Nora Donnelly
Postdoctoral ResearcherRead More
Ms. Sinéad Hand
Digital Media SpecailstRead More
Here you will have access to a wealth of information and educational resourses aimed at Healthcare Professionals such as study publications and much more.
Other Publications from our Team
Here you can browse other publications by our members of the StrokeCog team.
Intervention development. Developing and testing a post-stroke cognitive intervention in a pilot randomised controlled trial. .
The StrokeCog conference will be held in Autumn 2020. Please click here for more info and to register your interest.
Public and Patient Involvement.
Educational rescources and stroke related information.
What is Stroke?
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted, blocked or reduced. Without proper blood flow, part of the brain is deprived of oxygen nerve cells in the affected area of the brain cant function and will become damaged.learn more
What is StrokeCog?
The StrokeCog study, involves modelling and modifying the consequences of stroke-related cognitive impairment through an intervention.learn more
At StrokeCog, one of our aims is to promote education about cognitive impairment post-stroke and the prevention of stroke. Check out these information videos to learn more.learn more
Patient and Public information is at the core of our research. Heres what people have to say.learn more
Irish Heart Foundation, SCTNI, Headway
Recognising the Signs of Stroke, FAST,
In this section we answer your frequenty asked questions.learn more
Here you will find some existing resources on COVID-19 and Stroke. As this is a rapidly evolving area, this section will be regularly updated.learn more
StrokeCog in the news! Enjoy our videos, articles, posters and much more!
Latest publication from Stroke Cog team!
Check out the latest publication by the StrokeCog team at RCSI. Our review of models of post-stroke cognitive impairment has been recently published. Well done to all StrokeCog team! Available here: https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/506283[…]Read more
HSE Open Access Research Award for StrokeCog
Delighted that our team member Niamh Merriman (pictured with award) has been awarded a HSE Open Access Research Award for StrokeCog Systematic Review of non RCT Psychological Interventions for Cognitive[…]Read more