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Wardlaw, Joanna M. (UK), MD, MBChB, BSc, MRCP, FRCR, FRCP, DMRD

Western General Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Edinburgh, UK

Biography

Joanna Wardlaw is Professor of Neuroradiology in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the Western General Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Edinburgh, UK.

Dr Wardlaw was qualified in medicine in 1982 and her main interests are brain and vascular imaging in stroke and head injury.

Dr Wardlaw is the editor for the Cochrane Thrombolysis review. Furthermore she is a member of the IST-3 management group and leads a collaborative neuro-radiological group assessing the scans of patients entered in the trial. She is director of the SHEFC Brain Imaging Research Centre for Scotland.

Dr Wardlaw has received honorarium from Novartis for work done in connection with evaluation of a new treatment for acromegally to be used for travel to conferences and from BI for presenting the Cochrane Thrombolysis Review at the third Advances in Stroke Management meeting in Sardinia, September 1999.

Dr Wardlaw has authored and co-authored more than 120 excellent publications on cerebrovascular diseases in journals such as Stroke, Lancet, Cerebrovascular Diseases, the British Medical Journal, Age Ageing, and Neurology. She is on the list of contributors of several books about pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of stroke for example ‘Stroke: a practical guide to management. C P Warlow, M Dennis, J van Gijn, G Hankey, J Bamford, P Sandercock, J Wardlaw. (1996) Blackwells Scientific, Oxford.’

Lectures
  • If not ischemic, then what? Insights from neuroimaging