Rotary Belonging Festival, 2022

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton 

List of national and international collaborations

Prof Murray Killingsworth

Area/Discipline: Pathology and Imaging

Prof Murray Killingsworth (B App Sc, FRMS, PhD, FFSc (RCPA)) is a leading Australian scientist in correlative microscopy and pathology. Prof Killingsworth is the co-Director of NSW Brain Clot Bank. Professor Killingsworth is currently Principal Scientist at the Electron Microscopy Laboratory of New South Wales Health Pathology & Liverpool Hospital, and Chair of Human Research Ethics Committee at the SWSLHD. He is a Conjoint Associate Professor of the South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales (UNSW), and a Conjoint Professor of the School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney (UWS). His expertise in ultra-resolution microscopy and pathology has been pivotal to the ongoing efforts and clot pathology workflow optimization. In 2010. Dr. Killingsworth was awarded a Founding Fellowship of the Faculty of Science of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Prof Killingsworth is the recipient of the prestigious 2018 Lady Mary Fairfax Distinguished Researcher Award. Prof. Killingsworth has had a long-standing and ongoing collaboration with Dr. Sonu M. M. Bhaskar.

Prof Roy Beran with Dr Sonu M. M. Bhaskar

Area/Discipline: Neurology, Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Prof Roy G. Beran MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRACGP, FACLM, FRCP, FFFLM is a leading Australian neurologist and researcher specializing in stroke, traumatic brain injury, and epilepsy. He is the Professor of Medicine in the South Western Sydney Clinical School of the University of New South Wales and is a senior neurologist at the Department of Neurology, Liverpool Hospital in Sydney. He also holds a professorship at Griffith University in Queensland and Professorship, Chair, at Sechenov Moscow First State University, Russia. He served as Consultant Neurologist to the Royal Australian Navy, since 1982, Rank CMDR Rtd, was the President of the Australian College of Legal Medicine, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, and Royal College of General Practitioners. Dr. Beran has published >350 peer-reviewed articles and 17 Books related to epilepsy, law, or neurology. Prof Beran was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2015 for significant service to medicine, particularly neurology, as a clinician, author, and administrator, and to professional medical bodies.

Dr. Sonu Bhaskar has had a long-standing collaboration (>5 years) with Prof Beran on various aspects of neurology, more specifically in stroke and TBI.

Area/Discipline: Pathology and Imaging

Dr. Zeljka Calic & Dr Stojan Peric (Right) and Dr Sonu Bhaskar (Left)

Area/Discipline: Posterior Circulation Stroke

Area/Discipline: Neuroimaging, Stroke, and Radiology

Professor Peter Stanwell is a Professor at the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), and John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia. He was previously employed as an MRI Physicist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) and Instructor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School (2008-2011) before relocating to Newcastle. Most recently, Prof Stanwell was a Visiting Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) where he undertook a Fulbright Fellowship at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT.

Dr. John Worthington (Middle) with Prof Murray Killingsworth (Right) and Dr. Sonu M. M. Bhaskar (Left)

Area/Discipline: Stroke, Health Systems, and Neuroimaging

A/Prof Dennis Cordato (Right), Dr. Litsa Morfis (Left), and Dr Sonu Bhaskar (Middle)

Area/Discipline: Stroke and Health Systems

Area/Discipline: Stroke, Big data, Neuroepidemiology

Area/Discipline: Cardiovascular Medicine, COVID-19, Consortium, Telemedicine

Area/Discipline: Neuroimmunology, COVID-19 & Telemedicine

Area/Discipline: Stroke, Telemedicine, Neurointervention, Acute Neurology, Consortium

Area/Discipline: Stroke, Neurointervention, Acute Neurology, Consortium

Area/Discipline: Stroke, Neurointervention, Acute Neurology, Consortium

Area/Discipline: Neurology, Consortium, Telemedicine

Area/Discipline: Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiology, Diabetes

Area/Discipline: Health Systems and NSW Brain Clot Bank Governance

Area/Discipline: Biobanking and Pathology

Area/Discipline: Biobanking and Clinical Trials

Area/Discipline: Artificial Intelligence, Telemedicine, and Biomedical Innovation

Area/Discipline: Cardiovascular Medicine and Telemedicine

Area/Discipline: Neurology and Telemedicine

Area/Discipline: Social Medicine

Area/Discipline: Social Medicine and Mental Health

Area/Discipline: Telemedicine and Digital Health

Area/Discipline: Healthcare Leadership

Area/Discipline: Neurology and Health Systems

Area/Discipline: Biobanking, Pathology and Health Systems

Area/Discipline: Cognitive Neurology and Mental Health

Area/Discipline: Neuroimmunology and Neuroimaging

Area/Discipline: Neurology and Community Medicine

Area/Discipline: Humanities, Social Medicine and Ethics

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