Gavin Butt is a long way from home. The 24-year-old arrived in Melbourne just over a month ago from Halls Creek WA, a regional town in the Kimberley, to undergo a complex surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH).
The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and The University of Melbourne have welcomed a $1.48 million Federal Government grant that will expand a world first-in-human clinical trial of an implantable brain-computer interface designed to help Australians with upper limb paralysis restore functional independence.
New research into the health of Australia’s health practitioners aims to support the wellbeing of healthcare workers and protect patients from harm. The research – led by Associate Professor Marie Bismark - received over $1 million dollars in the latest of round National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grants.