Our final BRAINtranslate feature for 2018 provided an insight into the topics shared and discussed at our annual research symposium, this year held at the Arts Centre Melbourne. These events play an important role in updating researchers on the innovative projects being undertaken right across MBC-RMH.
MELBOURNE MOBILE STROKE UNIT: ONE YEAR UPDATE
By Skye Coote
In this video, Skye Coote discusses the difference that the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) has made during its first year of operation. Skye is an Acute Stroke Nurse and the MSU's Nursing Coordinator.
CONCUSSION RESEARCH AT
By William O'Brien
In this video, one of our recent Honours students, William O'Brien, talks about his work investigating potential biomarkers that may help diagnose and treat concussion.
EPILEPSY RESEARCH AT
By Dr Piero Perucca
Despite available treatments, many people living with epilepsy continue to have uncontrolled seizures. In this video, Dr Piero Perucca discusses the research he is doing in this area and shares why he is passionate about creating a better future for people living with epilepsy.
CLINICAL OUTCOMES RESEARCH AT MBC-RMH
By Dr Charles Malpas
How can we use large amounts of data to better predict outcomes for people living with chronic health conditions, such as multiple sclerosis or epilepsy? In this video, Dr Charles Malpas discusses his research as a member of the Clinical Outcomes Research (CORe) Unit at the MBC-RMH.
LINKS BETWEEN EPILEPSY & ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
By Juliana Silva
Joining us all the way from Brazil, Juliana Silva's Ph.D. project looks at the links between epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease. In this video, she discusses the benefits of combining these two areas of research and shares her passion for this topic.
IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE IN BRAIN TUMOUR PATIENTS
By Benjamin Price
At the MBC-RMH, we are passionate about finding ways to improve the quality of life for patients who have had surgery to remove a brain tumour. In this video, Benjamin Price discusses what it is like for a young medical student to get involved in our research programs.