Rates, Risks and Routes to Reduce Vascular Dementia (R4VaD)

  • Funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
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Grant number: C19-IUC-044

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Key facts

  • Disease

    COVID-19
  • Funder

    UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Principle Investigator

    Pending
  • Research Location

    United Kingdom, Europe
  • Lead Research Institution

    UK Dementia Research Institute
  • Research Category

    Clinical characterisation and management

  • Research Subcategory

    Prognostic factors for disease severity

  • Special Interest Tags

    Gender

  • Study Subject

    Clinical

  • Clinical Trial Details

    Not applicable

  • Broad Policy Alignment

    Pending

  • Age Group

    Unspecified

  • Vulnerable Population

    Individuals with multimorbidityOther

  • Occupations of Interest

    Unspecified

Abstract

Amendment to an existing UK-wide observational study of stroke and its cognitive and neuropsychiatric complications R4VaD, (as a high risk population for vascular dementia) to collect data on the impact of COVID-19 on stroke patients with vascular disease. These patients have higher risk of catching and having severe COVID disease, are often on ACE inhibitors which may affect their risk. Neurological complications have been reported in a third of COVID-19 infected patients, and patients already in R4VaD follow-up are reporting high levels of anxiety. All ethics, HRA and NRS approvals are in place; recruitment has commenced where resource is available.