Monthly Archives: November 2016

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2016 HMRI Awards

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has presented its annual Early-Career Research Award to Dr Andrew Bivard from the University of Newcastle. The majority of Dr Bivard’s work is in acute ischemic stroke imaging which has focused on patient selection for reperfusion therapies. Together with industry partners, he developed an automated processing program that utilises [...]

Building an imaging database

By Tom Lillicrap The days of thinking that the brain cannot recover from injury after a severe insult are well and truly behind us and there is a wealth of animal data indicating that not only does injury provoke immense recovery mechanisms but that these mechanisms affect the whole brain. However we are still trying [...]

Harnessing the brain’s capacity to overcome disability

Prof Julie Bernhardt spoke to Dr Andi Horvath recently about the state of the science in stroke recovery as part of the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast series. To listen to the podcast or to download the transcript click here.

An approach to measuring and encouraging research translation and research impact

Searles A, Doran C, Attia J, Knight D, Wiggers J, Deeming S, Mattes J, Webb B, Hannan S, Ling R, Edmunds K, Reeves P, Nilsson M. Health Research Policy and Systems 2016, 14:60 DOI: 10.1186/s12961-016-0131-2     Click here to view the article