Professor Nick Ward gives keynote speech at The Stroke Association's Amazing Brains event
4 June 2019
The Stroke Association's "Amazing Brains: Research to Recovery" event on 15th May at the Science Museum showcased the latest advancements being made in stroke research. Professor Nick Ward gave a keynote speech, in the presence of their president, HRH Duke of Kent
The event was kindly supported by ISS, who have raised an incredible £70,000 in the first year of our partnership and continue to work with the Stroke Association to help rebuild lives after stroke.
The host of the event was television presenter and journalist, Kaye Adams, and the presentations were delivered by three incredible speakers; Professor Nick Ward, Fiona Lloyd-Davies and Professor Jane Burridge. All three presentations were live streamed on our Facebook page and can be watched again below.
Professor Nick Ward: Brain Plasticity - The key to stroke recovery
Nick Ward is Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurorehabilitation at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology. Professor Ward’s presentation examined how lessons from studying the neuroscience of brain injury, particularly the idea of brain plasticity, can bring hope to stroke survivors.
Left to right: Kaye Adams, Professor Nick Ward, Julie Bouverie (CEO of The Stroke Association), Fiona Lloyd-Davies, Professor Jane Burridge.