Stroke

  • Clinical capacity: proof of concept to drug evaluation
    • Integrated approach to preclinical and clinical research with focus on translation; addresses entire spectrum of stroke: treatment, recovery, prevention
    • 40 trials underway
      • Improved intervention and clinical management: EPITHET, START
      • Neuro-rehabilitation and recovery: AVERT
    • CRO services: Neuroscience Trials Australia (NTA) provides a complete service for clinical trials in stroke and other neurological conditions
  • Health Economics: development of economic models to assess the impact of new interventions and clinical management
  • Neuroimaging
    • World leader in MRI, PET and CT imaging technology
    • Sophisticated software developed for image analysis
    • Ischaemic penumbra remains an important research focus