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Our clinicians, engineers, champions and research communities are featuring in the news all around the country.

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Connecting culture and health

The Australian Stroke Alliance is proud to collaborate with Australia’s first Aboriginal cardiologist, Associate Professor Luke Burchill who shares his background in this story. Luke co-chairs our Indigenous Leadership Council….

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Micro-X named as a finalist in the 2020 SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards!

Congratulations to #AuStrokeAlliance partner Micro-X, named as a finalist in the 2020 SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards! Micro-X is an extraordinary company helping us develop compact, ultra-lightweight imaging devices….

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Will Covid-19 Change Healthcare for Stroke Patients?

COVID-19 has stimulated a re-engineering of the health system, sometimes bringing the Emergency Department to the patient. This approach is already benefiting early treatment of stroke By Tanya Bradford, University…

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Next-generation Mobile Stroke Unit under development

Work is underway to create the next-generation Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU-2) to provide more Australians with rapid access to real-time stroke treatment. The development of designs for the next-generation stroke…

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The tyranny of distance

Bill Vernon suffered a stroke at 1:30am one day in 2013. His partner, Denise, called triple zero immediately. He arrived at the local regional hospital by ambulance within 20 minutes….

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The benefits of telehealth and a helicopter rescue

At the age of 31, Kate suffered a stroke. A radiographer, Kate was picking up her son from day care. On arrival, she collapsed and was unable to use her…

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Researchers look to the skies for stroke response breakthrough

How do you put a 500kg CT machine in an Air Ambulance helicopter or fixed wing plane? That’s the challenge researchers face in a bid to transform access to emergency…

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