Professor Geoffrey Donnan

Professor Geoffrey Donnan


Professor of Neurology
The University of Melbourne
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

The Director of The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health has demonstrated global leadership in research, health policy and implementation with over 400 research publications and h-index of 66. He has investigated stroke, its underlying mechanisms and conducted therapeutic trials with clinical translation. As President of the World Stroke Organisation (WSO) and founding Medical Director of the National Stroke Foundation he helped establish stroke as a National Health Priority and the WSO as the WHO lead agency. He has been an external assessor or advisor to international research organizations and the recipient of numerous national and international awards.

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