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..

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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stroke diagnostic view

Australian engineers are helping stroke diagnostic equipment fly

Stroke patients in rural and remote communities currently have to travel hours to receive time-critical care. A multidisciplinary team of engineers, stroke experts and doctors aims to change that……  

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Christina Anu ABC

Urgent stroke care for Indigenous communities – listen now

Recently Steve Davis and Luke Burchill joined ABC Radio National presenter Christine Anu to discuss the incidence of stroke for Indigenous Australians. Hear how we plan to partner with  community…

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Mobile stroke ambulance trial likely to change international guidelines

New data from the International Stroke Conference 2021 confirms that mobile stroke ambulances have an essential role to play in pre-hospital stroke care around the world. The study shows: •…

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Up, up and away…mobile brain scans to transform urgent stroke care

Work is underway to create world-first light, portable brain scanners so more Australians have rapid access to real-time stroke treatment. The radical approach will tackle the serious inequity of access to…

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Sydney stroke ambulance – latest in urgent stroke care

More Australians will receive urgent stroke treatment after the weekend’s announcement of a new stroke ambulance for Sydney.  For the first time in New South Wales, a modified ambulance loaded with…

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Mobile stroke units to boost rural survival rates

A Project aiming to deliver urgent stroke treatment more quickly and equitably to rural Australians will put lightweight brain scanners on ambulances, helicopters and aeroplanes within five years. – The…

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New technology could revolutionise stroke treatment

Patients from rural Victoria could receive urgent stroke care in record time under a new bid to make this revolutionary and lifesaving treatment available Australia-wide. Read more from the Herald…

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