14 August 2019

The West Australian newspaper features an article in the Health and Fitness section: “Stroke of good luck – Her partner’s quick action was a life-saver for Perth mum Teoni, writes Katie Hampson”.

The article describes how a partner’s FAST response saved a Perth mum’s life. Partner Brad knew the first signs of a stroke and saved his partner’s life.

Latest statistics and helpful information is also provided by the Stroke Foundation.

Perron Institute Medical Director, Clinical Professor David Blacker, talks about current treatment options, prevention and issues faced in regional areas. Professor Blacker also describes how the R18 peptide developed by the Institute’s Stroke Research team, led by Clinical Professor Neville Knuckey and Associate Professor Bruno Meloni, has the potential to buy more time, which is much needed particularly in the country.

Continue reading the full West Australian newspaper article here