Stroke Research

Annabel Sorby-Adams is a final year PhD candidate at
The University of Adelaide and is focused on stroke research.
In this video from the NRF Researcher Presentations event on Wednesday 23 September 2020, Annabel speaks about her research titled 'Targeting cerebral oedema and elevated intracranial pressure to improve outcomes following stroke.'
Watch the video below to find out more.

National Stroke Week 2020

Interview with Annabel Sorby-Adams

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As part of National Stroke Week we are sharing the work of final year PhD Candidate, Annabel Sorby-Adams, from the
The University of Adelaide.
Annabel's career as a stroke researcher came about as a result of experiencing a stroke when she was just 19 years of age.

Do you know the signs of Stroke? Act F.A.S.T!

Face Check their face. Has their mouth drooped?
Arms Can they lift both arms?
Speech Is their speech slurred? Do they understand you?
Time Is critical.
If you see any of these signs call 000 straight away.

The NRF is proud to fund world-leading Stroke research at the University of Adelaide

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The stroke research team, led by Assoc Prof Renée Turner, is using novel, pre-clinical models to map the development of brain swelling and changes in brain pressure following stroke in order to develop targeted and more effective treatments to reduce the devastating morbidity and mortality associated with these conditions.
Assoc Prof Turner is presenting at our upcoming NRF Research Presentations event being held on Wednesday September 23rd at
All are welcome – please come along and hear her speak about the latest in Stroke research.

Wilkins Family Foundation

The NRF would like to thank the Wilkins Family Foundation for their generous donation which will enable University of Adelaide researchers to gain a more comprehensive picture of brain health status following Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke.
The research project will be led by NRF Director of NeuroSurgical Research - Associate Professor Renée Turner and Dr Frances Corrigan at the University of Adelaide.
Assoc Prof Turner said, “We are striving towards improved clinical translation for devastating Stroke and TBI through the development of new, more effective treatment strategies.
"The funding the Wilkins Family Foundation have provided has allowed us to purchase equipment, which is used in the clinical monitoring of patients, ensuring that our pre-clinical stroke and TBI studies are as clinically relevant as possible.”

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