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Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2008

The final reports for the following projects have been accepted in 2008 in the area of cardiovascular disease or stroke research.

Professor R O'Carroll, Dr R O'Connor, Lynn Williams (CSO studentship) Negative affectivity, social inhibition, prospective thinking and role and goal investment in cardiac disease: prognostic implications (CZS/1/36)
Professor T MacDonald, Professor H Parthasarathy, Professor J Connell, Professor K Alhashmi, Professor G McInnes, Professor A Struthers, Professor I Ford

Does the aldosterone: renin ratio predict the efficacy of spironolactone over bendroflumethiazide in hypertension? a clinical trial protocol for RENALDO (renin-aldosterone) study (CZB/4/38)

Professor A Struthers, Dr J Davies, Dr R Walter, Professor A Morris, Dr G Houston

Left ventricular hypertrophy in normotensive individuals: would reducing blood pressure further enhance left ventricular regression? (CZB/4/145)

Professor J Wardlaw, Dr C Sudlow, Professor J McCulloch

A systematic review of experimental models of lacunar stroke: linking models to the human disease CZB/4/517)

Professor J Wardlaw, Professor M Dennis, Dr P Armitage, Professor G Lowe, Professor B Dhillon, Dr C Sudlow, Professor P Mitchell

Is most lacunar stroke due to disordered cerebral arteriolar permeability? (CZB/4/281)(graded excellent)
Dr G Hillis, Dr M Norton, Dr P Broadhurst, Dr J Dean, Professor F Gilbert

Cardiovascular involvement in myotonic dystrophy: prevalence, genetic influences and non-invasive predictors of outcome (CZB/4/274)

Dr A Talbot, Dr M Brady, Professor R Barbour, Dr H Frenkel, Professor D Stott

Staff beliefs and perceived barriers towards oral health care provision in stroke units (CZG/2/246)

Tom Love, supervised by Professors Tom Fahey, Martin Chalkley, Paul Boyle, Frank Sullivan (CSO Fellowship) Medical decision making after myocardial infarction (CZF/1/26)
Dr S Wilson, Mrs K Shepherd, Dr J Lawton, Dr T Gilhooley

Perceptions of illness and barriers to disease-self management amongst Chinese patients in Scotland with type 2 diabetes mellitus and/or coronary heart disease (CZH/4/281)

Prof R O'Carroll, Prof M Dennis, Prof C Warlow, Prof M Johnston

Psychological factors which influence adherence to medication in stroke survivors (CZH/4/297) (graded excellent)

Prof FGR Fowkes, Dr J Price, Prof G Murray, Prof G Lowe
Randomised controlled trial of low dose aspirin in the prevention of cardiovascular events and death in subjects with asymptomatic atherosclerosis (K/OPR/2/2/D320)