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Dr Joanna Wardlaw
Joanna Wardlaw is Professor of Applied Neuroimaging at the University of Edinburgh. She established and is the Director of the Brain Research Imaging Centre Edinburgh (since 1998) and established and was the first Director of the Scottish Imaging Network, A Platform for Scientific Excellence (SINAPSE), a £42 million investment by government and six universities to improve research infrastructure for imaging in Scotland. In 2010, Professor Wardlaw organised and coordinated the Scottish Universities Insight Institute workshop series, ”Brain imaging and Society”. Her research focuses on the pathophysiology and treatment of acute ischaemic stroke, the use of imaging to diagnose acute stroke, thrombolysis in stroke and brain ageing.