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The latest news, events and information about brain injury in the Tasmanian and wider community.

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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2019 BIAT AGM

Brain Injury Association of Tasmania President, Dario Tomat, cordially invites you to attend the 2019 BIAT Annual General Meeting (AGM).

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Mercury Newspaper Article 19 Oct 2019

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania was in the news again last month, with BIAT Executive Officer, Deborah Byrne, asked to comment on BIAT's unsuccessful application for funding under the National Disability Scheme’s Information, Linkages and Capacity [ILC] Building program for 2019-2022 in this Mercury Newspaper article.

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