Stroke Studies


Study area: Stroke

Aim: To find out if Allopurinol can reduce cognitive decline and high blood pressure - hypertension. Hypertension which is a leading cause of stroke.

Who can participate: Anyone aged 50 or over who has had an ischaemic stroke in the last month.

Stroke Investigation Network – Understanding Mechanisms

Study area = Stroke

Aim = In this study we aim to investigate and understand how prognosis varies amongst stroke subtypes and how our knowledge of factors underlying these subtypes may help improve prognosis in stroke.

Who can participate = Adults over the age of 18, who present to or are referred to the stroke service.

If you would like any further information on the following studies, and to find out if you are eligible please contact:


Address: R&D office, C254, West Wing, Broomfield Hospital, Court Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7ET 

Telephone01245 515136
Email: Research@meht.nhs.uk