Meet some of the brightest minds contributing to research with the Australian Stroke Alliance. Individuals from more than 30 organisations have come together to ensure urgent stroke treatment improves right around Australia. The following champions are improving the health of the nation – and contributing to improved stroke care internationally. Find out what drives them and how they plan to make a difference..

Mobile Stroke Units: Now and in the Future

A review article in the September 2021 issue of the Journal of Neurology has highlighted the published benefits of mobile stroke units and suggested possible future directions to be addressed….

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New York’s novel approach to clot retrieval

The findings of a recent trial from the United States provide more evidence for the benefits of treating stroke patients at the earliest possible timepoints while using novel strategies to…

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Stroke Week 2021 – Improving Outcomes for Regional, Remote and Indigenous Communities

Results from a recently published study involving stroke patients from Wagga Wagga Hospital highlight the importance of the focus that the Australian Stroke Alliance is placing on regional, remote and…

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MSU stroke personnel

Stroke Week 2021 – we are treating patients faster

Results on response times and treatment provided by the mobile stroke ambulance team demonstrate the benefit of on-board scanning and access to expert clinical opinion. The impressive data is a…

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Dr Angie Dos Santos

First Nations people are at greater risk of stroke – listen now

Strokes affect us all, but First Nations people are at greater risk

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Steve Davis

Podcast: Professor Stephen Davis – Time=Brain

Hear our Co-chair, Professor Stephen Davis AO talk about his work on the Humans with Purpose podcast.

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Webinar: A radiographer describes the mobile stroke unit

Francesca Langenberg recently presented at Australiasia’s leading conference for Radiographers  – ASMIRT-NZIMIRT. She is the CT expert across all our research streams and works closely with our key partners, particularly…

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Healing Country

As we adapt to climate change, it’s essential that we recognise the deep knowledge First Peoples bring in managing and adapting to environments over millennia

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‘We thought he’d have brain damage’: a scientist’s dogged support for his mentor

Neurologist Mark Parsons, 52, and his protégé, neuroscientist Andrew Bivard, 34, bonded over their research, which has led to better stroke treatment. But then Parsons nearly died – not once,…

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Webinar: “The future of urgent pre-hospital stroke care”

Watch members of the Australian Stroke Alliance discuss the future of pre-hospital stroke care. Thanks to the Council of Ambulance Authorities (Australasia) for inviting us to appear.

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