Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Heidelberg VIC, Victoria
Professor Julie Bernhardt is co-leader of The Florey's Stroke theme, and leads the AVERT Early Intervention Research Program. Stroke recovery is the next frontier in stroke medicine. Julie believes that to impact the global burden of disability after stroke we need to rethink, reframe and refocus our efforts to develop more effective treatments and treatment environments (hospitals) to help people recovery well after stroke.
Julie is Director of Australia’s first NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery, a partnership that has helped build capacity and research excellence in this exciting field. She spearheads the International Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable task force that is identifying important knowledge gaps and setting new targets for recovery research. She also works with architects and designers to innovate rehabilitation hospital design.
Julie is Australia’s top stroke rehabilitation clinical trialist; developing and testing interventions to enhance recovery.
Friday, October 23, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM EST