Dr Burn has been involved in stroke research since 2011. He is currently the Principal Investigator for three trials at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust: Young-ESUS, CONVINCE, and DNA Lacunar.


Dr Burn was the regional stroke lead for the Thames Valley and South Midlands CRN (Clinical Research Network) from 2014-2019, and served as Clinical Lead for Research at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust from October 2013 to December 2014.