More than 405,000 Canadians live with
long-term disability from stroke.
The number will double in 20 years.

Recent News

Congress newsletter a must-read

April 10, 2019
The Canadian Stroke Congress has selected paediatric neurologist Dr. Gabrielle deVeber to deliver the prestigious Hnatyshyn Lecture. It has also announced some of the expert speakers for the 2019 meeting in Ottawa from Oct. 3-5. Read the Congress newsletter released today to find out more.

Get involved in CPSR-funded clinical trials

April 9, 2019
A number of important CPSR-funded clinical trials are underway across Canada. Learn more and get involved!

'Combination approach' to rehab therapy improves cognition for people with stroke

March 18, 2019
The first clinical trial testing a novel pairing of aerobic exercise and cognitive training showed that chronic stroke patients who received the combination approach made large gains in cognitive recovery.

Stroke Congress website chock-full of information

March 15, 2019
Abstract submission for the Canadian Stroke Congress, co-chaired by Drs Sean Dukelow and Frank Silver, opened on March 4 for what promises to be the biggest and best meeting yet. The Congress takes place in Ottawa during the peak of fall colours from Oct. 3 to 5 at the Shaw Centre.

"The Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery's strength is in its people. We are fortunate in Canada to have a great wealth of people who are leading the way globally in stroke recovery research. This is why I am involved. Great things can be accomplished when we work together. This idea is even reflected in the name. The organization is truly a partnership."

Ada Tang, PhD, CPSR Knowledge Translation Advisory Committee, McMaster University

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