Julie Bernhardt

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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, program manager for the AVERT Early Intervention Research Program, shares her insights from the event. Karen’s research focuses on changes [...]

Champion Future Leaders attend grant development workshop

by Jan Chamberlain The strains of We Are the Champions by Queen set the tone for the Centre of Research Excellence grant development workshop in late June. With future leaders in stroke rehabilitation and brain recovery coming from Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, Newcastle and Sydney the two days were set to be thought-provoking and educational. The workshop [...]

Caring about carers during stroke rehabilitation

by Julie Luker A stroke affects the life of not only the stroke survivor, but also the lives of partners, children, wider family and friends. Other people’s lives are particularly affected if they take on the role of caring for a person with stroke. While treatments for stroke recovery are improving steadily, most stroke survivors (65%) [...]

Standardized measurement of sensorimotor recovery in stroke trials: Consensus-based core recommendations from the Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable

Abstract Finding, testing and demonstrating efficacy of new treatments for stroke recovery is a multifaceted challenge. We believe that to advance the field, neurorehabilitation trials need a conceptually rigorous starting framework. An essential first step is to agree on definitions of sensorimotor recovery and on measures consistent with these definitions. Such standardization would allow pooling [...]

Agreed definitions and a shared vision for new standards in stroke recovery research: The Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable taskforce

Abstract The first Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable established a game changing set of new standards for stroke recovery research. Common language and definitions were required to develop an agreed framework spanning the four working groups: translation of basic science, biomarkers of stroke recovery, measurement in clinical trials and intervention development and reporting. This paper [...]

PhD Scholarship Opportunity

Background A PhD Scholarship (RTP-level) is available within the Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery Clinical Trials stream. The candidate will be a high achieving Statistics, Engineering, Public Health, Allied Health, Psychology or other health-related discipline graduate with developed statistical analysis skills, interest in decision analysis and experience consulting with clinicians [...]

Harnessing the brain’s capacity to overcome disability

Prof Julie Bernhardt spoke to Dr Andi Horvath recently about the state of the science in stroke recovery as part of the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast series. To listen to the podcast or to download the transcript click here.

Julie Bernhardt wins two awards

In October, Julie Bernhardt has been honoured with two significant awards. Most recently she was named the winner of the Global category of the 2016 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. Julie won the Global category for many reasons including conducting the international clinical trial AVERT (A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial), [...]

Stroke recovery – the next frontier in stroke medicine

By Julie Bernhardt I’ve worked in the stroke rehabilitation field for over 30 years now. A lot has changed over that time, but some things have stayed the same. Stroke is still one of the world’s most common and disabling diseases, and yet it remains under recognised and underfunded. On the plus side, we have [...]

CRE Rehabilitation Workshop

Details for an event on Thursday 14 July 2016 (9am to 4pm): Preliminary program: Master Class: Dale Corbett - Pre-Clinical Stroke Research How do we understand more about stroke recovery? Julie Bernhardt - Feedback from the first WFNR International Round Table Telerehabilitation - Clinical implementation of current research Maria Crotty, Kelly Bower, Linda Worrall How [...]