Research Committee News
From Julie Bernhardt (Chair) and Roland Veltkamp (Co-Chair)
1. WSO/ESO/GAINS Second training day, 2020: A Training opportunity for mid-career researchers
Following on from the successful meeting at WSC 2018, the research committee is now working with ESO and GAINS to deliver another exciting training day prior to the combined ESO/WSO meeting in Vienna 2020. The organizing committee have formed and we look forward to updating you over coming months.
Pencil in the date: May 11, 2020 – Vienna.
The day will be open to applicants from around the globe.
2. Endorsement requests for research activity, trials or projects
A reminder that the Research Committee are now open to application requests for endorsement of research activity.
The application form can be found here: Endorsement for Research Activities
To be eligible for consideration of the Research Committee the following criteria must be met:
The additional criteria below will also be assessed as part of the application process:
WSO members can submit a request to review to the WSO Head Office.
Please note that the WSO does not directly fund research, and no financial assistance can be provided to support projects endorsed by the WSO.
3. Research Committee Working Groups
The Research Committee has commenced formation of a number of working groups to advance activities and projects. These include: 1) Research Training, 2) Research and stroke funding versus burden of disease, 3) Young stroke burden of disease and 4) Global burden of disease collaboration. Once the structure and scope of the working group is finalized, we will be inviting WSO members with special interest and expertise in these areas to join.
Research Committee Members
Julie Bernhardt (Chair), Roland Veltkamp (Co-Chair) Philip Bath, Martin Dichgans, Dar Dowlatshahi, Gloria Ekeng, Valery Feigin, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, David Liebeskind, Ye Liu, Sheila Martins, Jeyaraj Pandian, Ralph Sacco, Nana Rahamatou Aminou Tassiou, Else Sandset, Nils Henninger.
Achieving our vision of a life free from stroke is a task that WSO cannot achieve alone. We are committed to building our partnerships at the global, regional and national level to scale up and deliver improvements in prevention, treatment and support to reduce the burden of stroke.