25 results found

Growing brain cells for a Parkinson’s cure

11 April 2022

Today is World Parkinson's Day. The Royal Melbourne Hospital is passionate about advancing research and care for all movement disorders.

Mobile Stroke Unit delivers lifesaving treatment to 34-year-old mum

25 March 2022

A Hoppers Crossing mother who suffered a stroke last year has been reunited with the specialist stroke team and paramedics who came to her aid.

Major funding awarded to establish Australia’s first young stroke service

25 November 2021

A collaborative $10M project led by the Florey Institute, with research and clinical arms at the RMH, has been funded to bring faster, personalised clinical care and longer-term support for young people with stroke.

World’s first study confirms acute stroke treatment is influenced by ethnicity and race

03 November 2021

An international, randomised controlled ischaemic stroke trial, DIRECT-SAFE suggests acute stroke treatment should be adapted based on ethnicity and race. 

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 2021

A 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?

Prof Stephen Davis recognised in 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.