ESO gains WSO Early Career Virtual Workshop Correspondence

By Aristeidis H. Katsanos, MD, Division of Neurology, McMaster University and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada European Stroke Organization/GAINS/World Stroke Organisation Early Career Investigators Trials and Cohorts Virtual Workshop this year was a great opportunity for young stroke researchers in their early careers to meet each other and attend an inspiring series of lectures […]

Report from the ESO Trail Alliance (ESOTA) Webinar: Collaboration on Stroke Trials during COVID-19

By Barbara Casolla, MD, PhD Twitter: @BarbaraCasolla Univ. Lille, Inserm U1172, Degenerative and Vascular Cognitive Disorders, CHU Lille, Department of Neurology, France Data obtained from clinical trials are the fundamentals of our clinical practice. Networks and collaborations are the keys for their success. During this dynamic ESO webinar, moderated by Silke Walter and Robin Lemmens, […]

ESO Committee Corner: Trials Alliance (ESOTA)

ESOTA continues to develop and grow, now including over 200 participating hospitals in 6 countries. Member stroke research networks include Netherlands (CONTRAST), Stroke Trials Network Ireland, the UK Clinical Research Network, Swiss Stroke Trials Network, Spanish Stroke Society Network, and Scotland Stroke Research Network. Up to 6 more countries are expected to join by 2021. […]

Europe comes together to build better clinical trials – The European Stroke Organisation Trials Alliance (ESOTA)

Improvement of international stroke research networks can increase efficiency and reduce waste in clinical trials of stroke treatments. The ESO Trials Alliance (ESOTA) is a new academic initiative led by the ESO Trials Network Committee, on behalf of ESO.  Authors: Diana Aguiar de Sousa and Else Charlotte Sandset The ESO Trials Alliance (ESOTA) published today […]

ESOTA, young investigators and how to combine the two?

Report from the World Stroke Congress 2018 by Else Charlotte Sandset and Eivind Berge The World Stroke Congress 2018 kicked off with pre-congress workshop targeting young investigators interested in clinical trials. The workshop initiated by Andrew Demchuk on behalf of the Global Alliance of Independent Networks focused on Stroke trials (GAINS) and WSO gathered 100 […]

ESO Trials Alliance Symposium

Report to ESO for the ESOTA symposium By Prof. Dr. Anita Arsovska, FESO ESO Trials Alliance Symposium entitled “Building a European research network of networks’ took place on the 15th of May, 2018 from 18:00-21:30.  Peter Kelly, Chair of the ESO Trials Network opened the meeting giving an overview on ESOTA, welcomed the participants and […]

ESO Trial Alliance Workshop

By: Dr Sarah Coveney, Research Fellow, Stroke Clinical Trials Network Ireland/ University College Dublin / Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin Stroke research networks increase patient recruitment into clinical trials and other studies. Although many regional and national research networks exist throughout Europe, no structure exists to promote international investigator-led trials. On 15th May 2017 at […]