Artist: Lindsay Obermeyer,

Photographer: Larry Sanders


July 23, 2015

Take home point: Functional outcomes after stroke at 5 years are equal to the outcomes at 2 months, which are both less than the outcomes at 6 months. Age and stroke severity are important predictors of these patterns.


This study across four European centers had the ambitious goal of measuring recovery 5 years after stroke. This evaluation is far beyond the usually studied 6-month mark, where it is thought that recovery platea...

June 26, 2015

Earlier this morning, Dr. Dhand, our principal investigator, presented at the International Social Networks Sunbelt Conference in Brighton, England. We’ve been researching how stroke patients’ social networks affect their arrival time to the hospital.  It is crucial for patients to arrive at the hospital as soon as possible after stroke occurs. Time sensitive therapies can only be administered within the first few hours after...

June 8, 2015

A team member Lindsay has started up a spin-off blog of her networks-inspired artwork. She will be documenting progress on her crochet projects and relating the artwork to herself and others. Check it out here.

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