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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 Mind’s I to a full auditorium HMRI Open Day is an annual event and this year the institute opened its [...]

Collaboration, post-stroke fatigue and functional magnetic resonance imaging

by Peter Goodin In science, collaboration is key. Collaboration leads to discussion, which can lead to new ideas, discoveries or breakthroughs. Collaboration has the potential to allow us to see our field through new eyes and make connections where we were unable to see them before. Recently, thanks to the collaboration between The Florey Institute [...]

Stroke Foundation grant success

Margaret Galloway and her team at HMRI received a Stroke Foundation Small Project Grant for their project Determining the minimum dose of exercise required to improve cardiorespiratory fitness in stroke survivors. Stroke survivors have very low levels of cardiorespiratory fitness, often less than half that of their peers. This is close to the threshold required [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Professor Michael Nilsson comments on leadership

Professor Michael Nilsson was featured in 'Hunter Headline' and commented on leadership and creative thinking. Michael said: Growing up in the Swedish system with a team-orientated culture, I have always applied an inclusive leadership style. read more