• Julie Bernhardt

    Co-Head - Stroke Theme/The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  • Julie’s a clinical researcher and Senior Principal Research Fellow at Melbourne’s Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, where she co-heads the Stroke Division and leads a research team focused on new interventions to improve stroke outcomes. She’s worked with stroke patients for 30 years, was the Principal Investigator for the international, AVERT early rehabilitation trial and is Australia’s leading rehabilitation trialist. Julie’s also Director, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery. She led the first international Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable to develop new research standards and is a strong advocate for Women in Science.