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ABC Article

Monday, March 2, 2015

Courtesy of abc.net.au, BIAT wishes to share the "Breakthrough in stroke treatments could protect people from brain injury" article.

“MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: You'd be forgiven for associating the word "peptides" with sporting scandals and banned substances, but West Australian researchers believe peptides are the key to protecting stroke victims from brain damage.They're hoping the breakthrough will reduce your risk of sustaining a serious disability from a stroke, especially if you live in remote Australia.LUCY MARTIN: Professor David Blacker is the medical director of the WA Neuroscience Research Institute. His team has figured out a way to reduce the risk of sustaining a serious brain injury after having a stroke.”

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