Professor Geoffrey Donnan AO

Geoffrey is a professor of Neurology at The University of Melbourne, co-chair of the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit program, and a former Director of The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. He is the co-lead of the Australian Stroke Alliance and the Frontiers MRFF grant. His research interest is clinical stroke management.  He was co-founder, with Professor Stephen Davis, of the Australian Stroke Trials Network.  He is the co-chair of the EXTEND group of trials, including the recently published EXTEND IA trial of thrombectomy in acute ischaemic stroke.  He was Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Stroke and is Past President of the World Stroke Organization.

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