Interview with Dr. Nick Ward. Professor of Clinical Neurology & Neurorehabilitation, UCL Institute of Neurology
In episode 32 of the Know Stroke Podcast, we were joined by Professor Nick Ward.
About our Guest:
Professor Ward is a consultant neurologist at National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and a professor of clinical neurology and neurorehabilitaion at Queen Square UCL Institute of Neurology. His special clinical interest is in stroke and neurorehabilitation, focusing in particular on recovery of arm and hand function through the Queen Square upper limb neurorehabilitation programme. He is the founder of the Neurorehabilitation Online N-ROL project. He is co-founder of the UCLP Centre for Neurorehabilitation, co-editor Oxford Textbook of Neurorehabilitation and associate editor of the journals Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair and Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Professor Ward leads a research program to help understand the mechanisms of upper limb impairment and treatment after stroke. In particular, he uses structural and functional brain imaging to study the relationship between brain network reorganisation and recovery of movement after stroke.
This episode is also available to stream on our YouTube Channel.
- Emilia Clark's charity SameYou for Brain injury and stroke recovery
- Gripable training platform for upper arm rehabilitation
- Catherine Doogan, Post Doc and Clinical Psychologist who is working on developing Digital Interventions in Neuro-Rehabilitation (DINR)
In the news:
Music intro jingle credit to Jake Dansereau, connect at JAKEEZo on Soundcloud @user-257386777. Once Jake gets settled in to college life at university we’ll be glad to have him back at the helm producing our podcast again! You’ll be missed here Jake on so many levels, thank you!
Our intro welcome is the voice of Caroline Goggin, a stroke survivor and our first podcast guest! Please listen to her inspiring story on this episode Thank you Caroline!
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