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Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable – Advancing the field of stroke research

By Karen Borschmann Building evidence-based treatments for rehabilitation is now recognised as a major global priority and this requires a coordinated effort at national and international levels. Approximately 60 leading stroke experts met at the first Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable (SRRR) in Philadelphia, USA,  in May this year. The goal of SRRR is to work [...]

Melbourne’s new Mobile CT unit to reduce time to receive clot busting medications

A new initiative in Melbourne is set to improve patients' recovery and reduce the amount of brain cell death after stroke by performing CT brain scans in ambulances in people's home driveways rather than in hospital, which will allow faster delivery of clot busting medication - tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). Read on for more: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/mobile-ct-unit-to-cut-wait-for-lifesaving-aid/news-story/fa70e5d03d49824388d844de17f94349

Five minute research snapshot award winners

Congratulations to the CRE PhD students and postdocs who presented at the inaugural Five minute research snapshot competition on 9 September 2016. The presentations were entertaining, thought-provoking and interesting. Judges Erin Godecke and Michael Pollack found it too close to call, so our statistical expert Nadine Andrew provided an unbiased methodological approach to decide the winner. [...]

Rehabilitators assemble

A biomedical engineer, a physiotherapist, an exercise scientist, a neuroscientist yogi, and a biochemical engineer work into the night in their lab. They are experimenting with novel ways to integrate body, mind, and machine. They have come from across the globe to form a master team and start a revolution.     read more

Response to letter: And yet it moves–AVERT enlightens translations stroke research.

Bernhardt J. on behalf of the AVERT Collaboration group Int J Stroke 2016 doi:10.1177/1747493015621453 [Epub January 5, 2016] Click here to view the article

Chronic stress exposure following photothrombotic stroke is associated with increased levels of Amyloid beta accumulation and altered oligomerisation at sites of thalamic secondary neurodegeneration in mice

Ong LK, Zhao Z, Kluge M, Walker FR, Nilsson M. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2016 Jun 24. doi:10.1177/0271678X16654920 Click here to view the abstract

Is health related quality of life between 90 and 180 days following stroke associated with long term unmet needs?

Andrew NE, Kilkenny MF, Lannin NA and Cadilhac DA. Quality of Life Research 2016;25(8):2053-2062 Click here to view the abstract

Implementing a complex rehabilitation intervention in a stroke trial: a qualitative process evaluation of AVERT

Luker JA, Craig LE, Bennett L, Ellery F, Langhorne P, Wu O, et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2016;16(1):1-11.   Click here to view the article

Moving rehabilitation research forward: Developing consensus statements for rehabilitation and recovery research

Bernhardt J, Borschmann K, Boyd L, Thomas Carmichael S, Corbett D, Cramer SC, Hoffmann T, Kwakkel G, Savitz SI, Saposnik G, Walker M, Ward N. Int J Stroke. June 2016 11(4):454-458 doi: 10.1177/1747493016643851 Click here to view the article

Driving in stroke survivors aged 18-65 years: The Psychosocial Outcomes Stroke (POISE) Cohort Study

Yu S, Muhunthan J, Anderson CS, Glozier N, Jan S, Li Q, Lindley RI, Hackett ML. International Journal of Stroke [Epub ahead of print] 2016 Mar 25. doi:10.1177/1747493016641952 Click here to view the abstract