Mobile stroke ambulance trial likely to change international guidelines
16 August 2021
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.
Early diagnosis of dementia giving hope to thousands of Australians
29 July 2021A team of researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital have discovered a simple blood test could help thousands of Australians get an early diagnosis of dementia.
New study looks at efficacy of drug treatment in males with Tourette syndrome
06 July 2021
Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) will be evaluating the safety and efficacy of a new drug treatment for adult males with Tourette Syndrome (TS) requiring drug treatment therapy.
An insider’s guide to your insides by the RMH Neurology registrar, Dr Sarah Holper
28 June 2021
To put patients and families at ease and to veer away from the use of Dr Google, neurology registrar at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), Dr Sarah Holper wrote a book to help explain what exactly is going on with our bodies titled: What’s Wrong With You?
The RMH Neurologist Professor Stephen Davis recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours
14 June 2021
Internationally renowned stroke expert and co-founder of Australia’s first Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU), Professor Stephen Davis AO, has been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Up, up and away…mobile brain scans to transform urgent stroke care
26 February 2021
Work is underway to create world-first light, portable brain scanners so more Australians have rapid access to real-time stroke treatment.
The RMH neuropsychologist receives $165,000 Post-Doctoral Fellowship to advance MS research
21 January 2021
Dr Charles Malpas aims to address the gap in knowledge on the variants of cognitive impairment among Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients with a substantial MS Research Australia grant.
The RMH Neurology Fellow wins Stephen Davis Award
20 November 2020
The RMH Neurology Fellow Dr Izanne Roos has been awarded The Stephen Davis Award for Outstanding Fellow of the Year.
Professor Bruce Campbell awarded the prestigious Woodward Medal in Science and Technology
05 November 2020
Professor Bruce Campbell, Head of stroke and Interim Head of Neurology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital has been awarded the Woodward Medal in Science and Technology from the University of Melbourne.
Small brain device proves big game changer for severely paralysed patients
29 October 2020
A tiny device the size of a small paperclip has been shown to help patients with upper limb paralysis to text, email and even shop online in the first human trial.