Stay up-to-date with all of our latest news, from research groups working right across the Melbourne Brain Centre at Royal Melbourne Hospital.
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.
MELBOURNE BRAIN CENTRE AT RMH TEAM MEMBERS RECOGNISED WITH AWARDS
The end of 2020 saw a number of MBC-RMH team members recognised with different prizes or awards. Congratulations to the following six recipients.
Prof. Bruce Campbell, awarded the Woodward Medal in Science and Technology by the University of Melbourne
Prof. Amy Brodtmann, awarded a 2020 Future Leader Fellowship by the Heart Foundation
Dr. Charles Malpas, awarded a 2020 Melbourne Medical School Publication Prize
Prof. Tomas Kalincik, awarded a Dame Kate Campbell Fellowship by the University of Melbourne
Ms. Skye Coote, highly commended in the Nursing category at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Celebrating Excellence Awards
Dr. Izanne Roos, awarded the 2020 Stephen Davis Award for Outstanding Fellow of the Year
CONNECT WITH THE MELBOURNE BRAIN CENTRE AT RMH ON LINKEDIN
We are excited to announce that we have established a Melbourne Brain Centre at RMH
page on LinkedIn.
In addition to sharing the innovative, translational neuroscience research being undertaken across the MBC-RMH, we’re looking forward to connecting with the team members driving our current agenda forward, and re-connecting with those who have made valuable contributions to our centre in the past.
Click the banner below to visit our new page.
MOBILE STROKE UNIT AND AUSTRALIAN STROKE ALLIANCE UPDATE
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prof. Stephen Davis and Prof. Geoffrey Donnan sat down to discuss both the impact of the virus and the pioneering work being undertaken to transform stroke care in this country, at a national level, via the establishment of the Australian Stroke Alliance.
DR HENRY ZHAO RECEIVES PREMIER'S AWARDS FOR HEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH NOMINATION
It is with great pride that we can announce Dr Henry Zhao has been nominated as one of twelve finalists for the Premier's Awards for Health and Medical Research, run by the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services.
These awards recognise "the exceptional contributions and capabilities of Victoria's emerging early career researchers in their PhD studies". This is fantastic recognition of Henry's work which explores new and more rapid ways of identifying and treating the most severe types of stroke on the Mobile Stroke Unit. Good luck, Henry!
MELBOURNE MOBILE STROKE UNIT CELEBRATES 2 YEAR MILESTONE
We are proud to celebrate two years of the successful Stroke Ambulance service in Melbourne and look forward to future developments, and possibly more stroke ambulances, to help us treat more people faster and more effectively. Thanks to 7NEWS Melbourne for the below feature!
ACTION 2019: PROGRAM CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY IN MELBOURNE
In late November, our latest class of Chinese neurologists travelled to Melbourne, a visit that provided another opportunity to recognise and celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Australia China Training Initiative of Neurology (ACTION), established in conjunction with the Chinese Neuroscience Network. This very informative and interesting week-long event complemented the visit senior members of the MBC-RMH leadership team had made to Shanghai in July.
Click the below image to learn more about the ACTION program and view an image gallery of photos taken throughout the week.