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Person-Centred Care and Evidence Live conference

By Elizabeth Lynch Reading about person-centred care can only go so far, but after talking to researchers and seeing it in practice I understood this concept much better. The philosophy of person-centred care that was developed [...]

Podcast features CRE researchers on the latest in stroke

The latest episode of Florey Stroke's Scientists of Stroke chats with Professor Julie Bernhardt, CRE director, about the impact of young stroke. The Scientists of Stroke podcast interviews stroke researchers from the Florey Stroke theme. Discussions include updates [...]

June 2nd, 2019|

Examining the brain mechanisms behind cognitive changes in TIA and minor stroke

By Korinne Nicolas The University of Newcastle’s Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory (FNL) has been studying cognitive decline in ageing and the factors that may contribute to and speed up this process. We know cognitive ability does [...]

Fabulous Young Stroke Research Forum

by Jan Chamberlain In November we were pleased to host a forum devoted to young stroke, where we heard the latest research and discussed the experiences of young stroke survivors.  A/Prof Sean Dukelow from the University [...]

December 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

PhD opportunity in stroke and musculoskeletal research

There is a PhD opportunity available through the University of Melbourne for a physiotherapist or exercise physiologist, on the topic of physical activity for improving glycaemic control and reducing bone loss after stroke. A $30,000 [...]

December 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Predicting stroke outcomes using brain images

by Dr Tina Kaffenberger Predicting outcomes early after stroke is important for guiding therapeutic decisions. Multiple predictive models have been proposed but none of them can be broadly adopted into clinical practice. Computed tomography (CT) [...]

October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

HMRI Open Day 2018

by Gillian Mason Stroke Register Research Assistant Stroke Survivor Rachael Peak looking on as Dr Gary Crowfoot flips virtual hamburgers and facilitates a discussion on technologies in stroke rehab The performance of My [...]

Working together to advance stroke rehabilitation and recovery across the continuum of care

Contributing authors: Karen Borschmann, Nat Fini, Dana Wong, Liz Lynch and Lin Ong, on behalf of the organising committee It was standing room only in our Stroke Rehabilitation pre-conference workshop at Stroke 2018 in sunny [...]

October 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

by Hannah Johns When I tell people that I work in statistics, the usual response is an eyes-glazed stammering about how complicated it sounds. Even among researchers, a lot of what people like myself do seems [...]

October 1st, 2018|Tags: , , |

Insights from a Grant Writing Workshop

  by Dr Karen Borschmann The 28-29th of June was set aside for a grant development workshop, run by the Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Stroke Rehabilitation and and Brain Recovery. Dr Karen Borschmann, [...]