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Assoc. Prof. Simon A. Koblar


University of Adelaide,
School of Medicine,
c/o Medical School South Bld (Room S511a)
Frome Rd
Adelaide SA 5005

Clinical Academic Neurologist, Dept. Neurology,
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
Woodville SA 5011

Clinical Advisor,
Centre for Stem Cell Research,
Robinson Institute,
University of Adelaide

Tel:  +61 8 8222 6125

Fax: +61 8 8222 6042


Stroke Research ProgrammeStroke Research Programme

The Stroke Research Programme, initiated at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, is an Adelaide Metropolitan Health programme to improve response times and health outcomes for individuals who have a stroke.

We collaborate with The Basil Hetzel Institute of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH), the Neurology Department at TQEH and the University of Adelaide via the School of Medicine, the School of Medical Science, the School of Molecular and Biomedical Science and South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).


Vision Perfusion CT indicating damage caused by stroke (red areas)

To develop and collaborate in a world-class integrated basic/scientific and clinical stroke research programme (SRP) for improved diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of stroke.



To provide state-of-the-art clinical research for the dedicated Acute Stroke Unit at TQEH.

To collaborate with leading researchers and practitioners, to enhance the exchange of ideas and facilitate new intra- and inter-disciplinary research and transferability.

To provide education to professionals and other stakeholders and increase awareness about stroke and SRP work, locally and through outreach.

To increase awareness about stroke and our work, to raise the SRP profile and funding for research and new treatment modalities.

To undertake leading-edge research, themed on stroke, at The Basil Hetzel Institute of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, at the School of Medicine in the University of Adelaide and at SAHMRI.


Staff and Students of the Stroke Research Programme


Basil Hetzel Institute and TQEH Research Foundation

Robinson Institute Homepage

Government of South Australia - The Queen Elizabeth Hospital