Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Visiting the ‘Pope of Motor Control’

By Sandhya Gopaul “What the brain can conceive, the body can do”. How many times have we reminded ourselves of this motivating sentence and been able to reach our goals indeed? Yet, this quote has its limitations once the brain is injured. From the moment I started studying my Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy, I have [...]

What we measure affects what we do – CRE adopts FAIT

What you measure affects what you do. If you don't measure the right thing, you don't do the right thing -  Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. For decades it has been recognized that many outputs from health and medical research that could make positive contributions, have not translated and, hence, do not [...]

Is Stroke a Neurodegenerative Condition? A Critical Review of Secondary Neurodegeneration and Amyloid-beta Accumulation after Stroke

Ong, L, Walker F R, Nilsson M, AIMS Medical Science, 2017, 4(1): 1-16. Click here to view article

HMRI register connects stroke survivors with trials

Stroke survivors in the Hunter will get easier access to new clinical trials following the launch of a new volunteer register at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). The Hunter Stroke Research Volunteer Register (HSRVR) comprises a centralised database of people keen to participate in cutting- edge stroke research. The stroke-focused Register will complement the long-running HMRI Research [...]