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 [...]
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. [...]
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
Erin Godecke, Kathryn Hayward and Andrew Bivard received Stroke Foundation grants for 2016. Erin and Kathryn received Future Leader grants. Andrew received a grant for his Morafinil in Debilitating fatigue after Stroke (MIDAS) project. The Stroke Foundation provided more than $312,000 to eleven Australian researchers, underpinning new research and supporting future leaders in stroke. Professor [...]
Congratulations to Liam Johnson. He has been awarded a 2016 Endeavour Research Fellowship. His destination is the USA.