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Professor Black is a clinical scientist and researches the association between stroke and brain disease, and resulting cognitive impairment. Other fields of interest include the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and cerebrovascular dysfunction. The group uses neuroimaging techniques in patients to investigate brain-behaviour relationships, and is involved with multiple clinical and pharmaceutical trials in stroke and dementia. 

Professor Sandra Black was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology (SCBN) in the Year 2020. 


Key Publications

Pettersen et al. 2017 CADASIL accelerated by acute hypotension: Arterial and venous contribution to leukoaraiosis.Neurology 88(11):1077-1080 PMID: 28202707

Publication link: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=28202707

Ramirez et al. 2016 Imaging the Perivascular Space as a Potential Biomarker of Neurovascular and Neurodegenerative Diseases. Cell Mol Neurobiol 36(2): 289-99 PMID: 26993511   

Publication link: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26993511


Related links

Professor Sandra Black profile at Sunnybrook Research Institute website

Professor Sandra Black - list of publications (Pubmed)

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