Congratulations to Professor Jesse Dawson

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Congratulations to Professor Jesse Dawson who was recognised as a Paul Dudley White International Scholar at the International Stroke Conference, held in New Orleans from the 9th to 11th February 2022.

This was awarded to him and his co-authors for their work on Vagus Nerve Stimulation as a treatment for long-term arm weakness after stroke. The results of the VNS-Rehab trial were published last year in the Lancet and led the approval of the techniques by the FDA in August 2021.

Full Article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33894832/ 

The award is presented to the primary author of the highest ranked abstract submitted from each country to the American Heart Association’s International Stroke Conference 2022. This award is named for Dr. Paul Dudley White, who was a founding father of the American Heart Association and an early leader in preventive cardiology. 

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Professor Jesse Dawson is the primary author of the highest ranked abstract submitted from the United Kingdom. His stellar work chosen by his peers reflects Dr. White’s vision for global excellence in cardiovascular science and medicine.


First published: 15 February 2022