Stroke Association Launches Rebuilding Lives campaign

Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. We can help rebuild them. When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. Life changes instantly. Dominic Brand, Executive Director of External Affairs at the Stroke Association has written a blog post where he goes into more details about the thoughts behind the campaign, which we have included below: Stroke is extremely common and yet remarkably…

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Medical charities collaborate to ensure research results are shared

23 members of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) are working in collaboration to develop and launch a joint publication platform, AMRC Open Research.  By removing traditional barriers and delays to publication, the new platform will help the charities maximise the value of the donations they receive by making it possible for every output from the research they fund to be rapidly and openly shared. The AMRC Open Research will use services developed by F1000 and a publication process first used on F1000Research. This process has since been adopted…

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