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Public lecture: How to prevent and treat stroke in 2023

Tuesday 3 October 2023, 10.30–11.30 am followed by refreshments

Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building, 30 Royal Pde, Parkville, VIC

Stroke is a significant health concern that affects countless lives. Professor Thijs will provide valuable insights into understanding stroke, its risk factors, prevention strategies, and the latest research advancements in treatment.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is stroke and why it matters
  • Identifying risk factors and practical prevention tips
  • Recent research discoveries in stroke management
  • Recognising stroke symptoms and acting swiftly
  • Rehabilitation and recovery: a path to wellness

Vincent Thijs

Professor Vincent Thijs is co-head of the stroke theme at The Florey. He is a stroke neurologist, clinician researcher and an esteemed expert in the field of stroke research. He has led stroke units in Belgium and is now also head of stroke at Austin Health, Melbourne.

As guest speaker, Professor Thijs combines years of research and practical experience to deliver a talk that is both educational and informative.


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