Research support staff
Dr Rosalind Brown
Rosalind is the network coordinator for the Leducq funded project. She works closely with the centres to produce the funding reports, keep track of budgets and organise meetings. She is also involved in several other projects at the University of Edinburgh including the Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain and SVDs@target, and is study manager for R4VaD - an observational study of post-stroke cognition. Prior to joining Professor Wardlaw’s group, Rosalind was a postdoctoral researcher studying rodent models of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Understanding the role of the perivascular space in cerebral small vessel disease. Rosalind Brown, Helene Benveniste, Sandra E Black, Serge Charpak, Martin Dichgans, Anne Joutel, Maiken Nedergaard, Kenneth J Smith, Berislav V Zlokovic, Joanna M Wardlaw. Cardiovasc Res. 2018 Sep 1; 114(11): 1462–1473.
Publication link: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6455920/
Perivascular spaces in the brain: anatomy, physiology and pathology. Joanna M Wardlaw , Helene Benveniste, Maiken Nedergaard, Berislav V Zlokovic, Humberto Mestre, Hedok Lee, Fergus N Doubal, Rosalind Brown, Joel Ramirez, Bradley J MacIntosh, Allen Tannenbaum, Lucia Ballerini, Ravi L Rungta, Davide Boido, Melanie Sweeney, Axel Montagne, Serge Charpak, Anne Joutel, Kenneth J Smith, Sandra E Black, colleagues from the Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Network of Excellence on the Role of the Perivascular Space in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease. Nat Rev Neurol 2020 Mar;16(3):137-153
Publication link: pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32094487/
Relationship Between Venules and Perivascular Spaces in Sporadic Small Vessel Diseases. Angela C.C. Jochems, Gordon W. Blair, Michael S. Stringer, Michael J. Thrippleton, Una Clancy, Francesca M. Chappell, Rosalind Brown, Daniela Jaime Garcia, Olivia K.L. Hamilton, Alasdair G. Morgan, Ian Marshall, Kirstie Hetherington, Stewart Wiseman, Tom MacGillivray, Maria C. Valdés-Hernández, Fergus N. Doubal, Joanna M. Wardlaw. Stroke. 2020 May; 51(5): 1503–1506.
Publication link: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7185057/
Rationale and design of a longitudinal study of cerebral small vessel diseases, clinical and imaging outcomes in patients presenting with mild ischaemic stroke: Mild Stroke Study 3. Una Clancy, Daniela Jaime Garcia, Michael S Stringer, Michael J Thrippleton, Maria C Valdés-Hernández, Stewart Wiseman, Olivia KL Hamilton, Francesca M Chappell, Rosalind Brown, Gordon W Blair, Will Hewins, Emilie Sleight, Lucia Ballerini, Mark E Bastin, Susana Munoz Maniega, Tom MacGillivray, Kirstie Hetherington, Charlene Hamid, Carmen Arteaga, Alasdair G Morgan, Cameron Manning, Ellen Backhouse, Iona Hamilton, Dominic Job, Ian Marshall, Fergus N Doubal, Joanna M Wardlaw. Eur Stroke J. 2021 Mar; 6(1): 81–88
Publication link: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7995323/
Agnieszka supports the Leducq Network with updating the website, editing videos, organising webinars. She supports Mild Stroke Study 3 (MSS3) with data entry and scheduling study appointments. Agnieszka also coordinates quarterly reporting, and sends internal emails about upcoming vacancies and PhD positions. Outside of the Leducq Network, Agnieszka works closely with the SVD Research groups updating the Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain website, posting on SVD Research LinkedIn and Twitter, drafting reports, writing newsletters, and coordinating meetings and events. Prior to her work with the SVD Research, Agnieszka worked with research groups across various University departments. Agnieszka received BSc with Honours in Psychology, and recently completed Master's in Marketing. Her hobbies include cycling, trekking, and studying Mandarin Chinese language.