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Julie Bernhardt

Julie Bernhardt

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Contributor biography

Professor Bernhardt has worked with stroke patients for over 30 years. She co-heads the Stroke Theme at the Florey Insitute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Australia, leadingaĀ  reserach team developing and testing interventions to improve stroke recovery. She is Director, National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Recovery, and a world leader of multi-country rehabilitation trials (eg AVERT, AVERT DOSE). She led two international Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtables that set new research standards, culminating in development of the new International Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Alliance (ISRRA) in 2020. Julie is a strong advocate for Women in Science.