Jesse Dawson

Professor of Stroke Medicine and Consultant Physician

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK


Prof Jesse Dawson is Professor of Stroke Medicine and Consultant Physician at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. His research portfolio includes prevention and rehabilitation clinical trials in stroke survivors, with main interest in improving the long-term outcome after stroke.

Prof Dawson is the NHS Research Scotland lead for stroke research and sits on the editorial board of Stroke.

Prof Dawson was recognised as a Paul Dudley White International Scholar at the International Stroke Conference in 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. Prof Dawson is the primary author of the highest ranked abstract submitted from the UK.