Stay up-to-date with all of our latest news, from research groups working right across the Melbourne Brain Centre at Royal Melbourne Hospital.
A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO BRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH
Head of our brain tumour research group, Prof Kate Drummond AM, is part of a multidisciplinary team that is pursuing cutting-edge treatments for brain cancer. As Prof Drummond says, "Many of our greatest health challenges will only be solved by collaboration between people with different skills and different perspectives". This project was covered by The Age newspaper and the article can be read by clicking the image below.
MBC-RMH CELEBRATES ITS 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Thank you to The Royal Melbourne Hospital for recognising our fantastic milestone with the short video below. We look forward to building upon all of these achievements in the 10 years ahead of us!
TAKING THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO THE PATIENT
The Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) has undoubtedly made a difference since first taking to the streets of Melbourne in late 2017. This short video, produced by the Australian Stroke Alliance, communicates some of the benefits to stroke care that have already been realised.
Learn more about the Mobile Stroke Unit by clicking here.
DR IZANNE ROOS RECOGNISED BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY
Congratulations to Dr Izanne Roos, a member of our Clinical Outcomes Research (CORe) Unit, who was awarded a podium presentation at the prestigious American Academy of Neurology (AAN) conference in 2021, which was to be held in San Francisco, California. While Izanne had to attend the meeting virtually, she was definitely there in spirit!
Learn more about the work of our CORe Unit by clicking here.
BRAIN TUMOUR GROUP RECEIVE MEDICAL RESEARCH FUTURE FUND (MRFF) GRANT
Congratulations to Professor Kate Drummond AM and her team for securing a $2.6m grant from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund. Involving researchers based at both The Royal Melbourne Hospitaland The University of Melbourne, the funding will be used to progress the development of online tools that will help to improve the lives of people that have survived brain cancer. Learn more by clicking the image below.
Learn more about the work of our Brain Tumour group by clicking here.
AUSTRALIAN STROKE ALLIANCE RECEIVES $40M GRANT
In some incredibly exciting news for the Australian Stroke Alliance, they were recently awarded a $40m grant from the Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative!
This vital funding will be used to progress the alliance's vision for transforming stroke care in Australia, developing new, disruptive technologies that will significantly enhance the treatment provided to people in both rural and regional communities.
Click the below image to learn more about the Australian Stroke Alliance and its mission.