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Disorders of Consciousness include Coma, Vegetative State (VS), Minimally Conscious State (MCS) and Locked-in Syndrome (LiS). Many of these damaged patients are unable to communicate yet are fully aware of everything that is going on around them. Because there is no Australian register of patients with disorders of consciousness (DoC)...

Australian Brain Bank Network The Australian Brain Bank Network (ABBN) is a collaboration between brain banks across Australia to optimise collection, handling and distribution of post mortem human brain tissue and related samples for the conduct of research into brain and mind disorders. The ABBN also provides...

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is March 12 – 18, 2018 Be a host for BIG TRIVIA. Big Trivia is how you can do your bit for Australians with brain disease and injury. Get your friends and family around, test your brain power, and raise money for brain research. By...

Brain Tumour Award funded by Brian Quilty Memorial Fund, Carol & Stacey Buckley and Phyllis Edith Chard Estate Vestibular-postural responses in pre and post operative follow-up of cerebellopontine angle tumours. Dr Miriam Welgampola Central Clinical School, University of Sydney Co-Investigator: Professor Brian L. Day  ...

PROJECT SUMMARY: Stroke is the second leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in adults. An ischaemic stroke occurs when there is a blood clot occurring in a vessel in the brain, causing death of neurons and other brain cells due to...

PROJECT SUMMARY: This project seeks to investigate a potential therapeutic antibody (MAR-1) that can limit the damage of traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) represents the major cause of death in young individuals in industrialised countries. Despite the improvement of neurosurgical procedures as well...

The directory lists disorders, diseases and injuries of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system, and contain a brief description of each condition, under the following headings: Description Treatment Prognosis Support services Link to latest Australian research papers (within last 5 years) (PubMed database) Links...
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