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Langhorne, Peter (UK), MD

Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary, University of Glasgow, UK

Biography

Peter Langhorne is Professor at the Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary, University of Glasgow, UK. He is trained in geriatric and general medicine in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Dr Langhorne main research interests focus the management of thrombosis in stroke and early recovery after stroke. He is interested in systematic review methodologies when trying to evaluate the effectiveness of stroke unit care.

Dr Langhorne is an editor of the Cochrane Stroke Group and a member of the Cochrane Collaboration Steering Group. Together with physiotherapy, OT and speech therapy colleagues he has now established the Stroke Therapy Evaluation Programme (STEP) with the aim of promoting evidence-based practice in stroke rehabilitation. He is a member of the EUSI Writing Group and Stroke Unit Trialists' Collaboration.

Dr Langhorne has authored and co-authored more than 70 scientific articles on cerebrovascular diseases in journals such as Stroke, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Lancet, the British Medical Bulletin, Revue Neurologique, Age Ageing, and the British Medical Journal.

Lectures
  • The Stroke Unit