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

Recent News

Stroke more deadly for women and poses a greater burden: Heart & Stroke Report

June 5, 2018

Stroke disrupts women’s lives, changes their roles and threatens their independence

Away we go to Gatineau

May 16, 2018
More than 100 scientists and trainees will take part in the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting at the Doubletree Hilton at 1170 Aylmer Road in Gatineau, Quebec — just across the Ottawa River from the Nation’s Capital — on June 11 and 12.

Clinical trial of CPSR-funded RecoverNow to roll out in three cities

April 16, 2018
Dr. Dar Dowlatshahi and researchers at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute have received three years of funding from Heart & Stroke to study the efficacy of an innovative tablet-based approach to promote language recovery after stroke.

CPSR-funded ViaTherapy named one of Top 5 apps at U.K. rehab conference

April 16, 2018
The CPSR-funded ViaTherapy app (learn more at was recently named one of the Top 5 rehab apps at the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN) meeting held in Manchester, U.K.

"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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