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Future Stroke Rehabilitation Research Leaders

The CRE in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery is seeking future leaders in stroke rehabilitation and/or brain recovery research. Are you: Involved in stroke rehabilitation and/or brain recovery research? Less than 8 years post PhD (with career disruption)? Do you: Have a vision for your career in stroke rehabilitation and/or brain recovery research? Would you like: [...]

Circuit class therapy is effective at improving walking after stroke and may reduce length of stay

by Coralie English This blog is based on the following publication: English C, Hillier SL, Lynch EA. Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD007513. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007513.pub3. Roald Dahl wrote of his wife’s rehabilitation after stroke in 1965 Surely one hour a day is [...]

CRE NEWCASTLE FORUM

This forum is organised by the CRE in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery in collaboration with the Hunter Medical Research Institute, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and the University of Newcastle. The CRE in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery aims to support the transformation of the stroke research and practice landscape in [...]

Prof Jeremy Grimshaw visits The Florey

By Liz Lynch Implementation Science is a field of research where we explore ways to ensure that the treatments we provide to patients are based on the best available research evidence. On 9th March, we were very fortunate to be visited by a world leader in Implementation Science research, Professor Jeremy Grimshaw, from the Ottawa [...]

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), [...]

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

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

A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT)

A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT) is the largest stroke rehabilitation trial undertaken globally.