Professor Julie Bernhardt

Professor Julie Bernhardt

About:
Julie is Senior Principal Research Fellow at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne. She is Co-Head of the Stroke Division at The Florey and leader of the AVERT Early Intervention Research Program. Working in a large multidisciplinary team of researchers, the focus of Julie’s group is the development and testing of new, exercise and rehabilitation interventions that aim to reduce the burden of stroke related disability. Julie is also Director of the new NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery that outlines an interdisciplinary program of work from bench (discovery) to bedside (implementation) that aims to transform how we do stroke recovery research in Australia. Julie is also committed to improving the retention of women in science and she founded the Women in Science Parkville Precinct collective impact initiative.

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