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Founded in 1582, The University of Edinburgh is a leading institution for research in small vessel disease, dementia and stroke. The research team is based within the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences in the College of Medicine, highly integrated in the local Edinburgh Neuroscience community.  

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Key publications

Potter et al. 2015  Enlarged perivascular spaces and cerebral small vessel disease. Int. J. Stroke 10(3):376-81. PMID: 23692610

Publication link: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23692610

Wardlaw et al. 2013 Neuroimaging standards for research into small vessel disease and its contribution to ageing and neurodegeneration. Lancet Neurol 12(8):822-838 PMID: 23867200

Publication link: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23867200


List of SVD Research projects, publications and other research outputs

List of research projects, publications and other research outputs featuring work of the University of Edinburgh Small Vessel Disease Research.

The University of Edinburgh Small Vessel Disease Research - Edinburgh Research Explorer website link 

List of research projects


Related links

The University of Edinburgh website

The University of Edinburgh Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences website

Edinburgh Neuroscience website

Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain website

Professor Joanna Wardlaw
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Dr Michael Thrippleton
Dr Michael Stringer
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Professor Ian Marshall
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