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.”
An update from the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania in response to COVID-19, including our arrangement of staff during this time and how to contact us.View Article >
The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania has postponed future scheduled events in line with Federal and State government requests to minimise the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We also request that people wishing to talk to BIAT do so via phone or email.View Article >
This month - The Hobart meeting will be a Joint Brain Injury and Stroke Peer Support Group. The Hobart and Launceston Groups have a guest speaker - Mark Lamont (retired clinical neuropsychologist). Mark has offered to come along and share with the group his insights into supporting people to move forward and also how neuroplasticity can support people in their recovery.View Article >