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Professor Wardlaw is Chair of Applied Neuroimaging and Head of Neuroimaging Sciences and the Director of the Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on small vessel disease and stroke. She is involved in multiple studies and trials aimed at improving diagnosis, understanding the cause and preventing these diseases. 

She has established the Brain Research Imaging Centre at the University, and a Scotland-wide imaging network called SINAPSE. She has published over 850 papers on stroke and SVD. 


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


Related links

Professor Joanna Wardlaw profile page at the University of Edinburgh website

Professor Joanna Wardlaw - list of publications and research projects (Edinburgh Research Explorer)

Professor Joanna Wardlaw - list of publications (PubMed)

Neuroimaging at the University of Edinburgh website

Brain Research Imaging Centre website

Image Databanks at Edinburgh Imaging

Scottish Imaging Network: A Platform for Scientific Excellence (SINAPSE) website

Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain

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