With a stroke, every minute counts.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Neurology & Stroke Service is an internationally recognised centre for world-class patient care, specialty and subspecialty training, and clinical research. Our Mobile Stroke Unit provides rapid diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering a stroke.

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Neurology and Stroke medical staff viewing image of brain

Clinical trials

We conduct research to develop new treatments or to decide which is the best available treatment or care. We focus on prevalent neurological conditions, such as dementia, Parkinson's diseases, MND, spinal cord injury and stroke.

Neurology and Stroke physio assisting patient walking with bars

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A stroke happens when the blood supply to your brain is stopped. It can be caused by a blocked or burst artery. Every 19 minutes, a person in Australia will suffer a stroke. 

We conduct research in stroke and neurosciences. If you'd like to support our research work, donate now.

Latest news & events

Herald Sun MSU patient story
Stroke patient thankful for MSU
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Thanuja Dharmadasa
The RMH neurologist receives $2 million to advance MND research and care
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Stroke patient reunited with the MSU team
Stroke patient reunited with lifesaving team
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Multiple sclerosis MS research
Studying effectiveness of AHSCT in highly active relapsing-remitting MS patients
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Greg and speech pathologist Julia Gorton
A hard act to swallow – how Greg bounced back from a stroke of misfortune
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Professor Bruce Campbell
New study finds thrombectomy benefits patients with large ischaemic strokes
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Stentrode device and matchstick
Brain interface proves to be safe and effective
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Trial researchers Professor Peter Mitchell and Professor Bernard Yan
New study suggests acute stroke treatment is influenced by ethnicity and race
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Last updated 13 December 2022