Dr Kate Hayward
PhD GCResComm BPhty Hons

Kate Hayward is a NHMRC ECR Fellow in the AVERT Lab, Stroke Theme, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. Kate has a triple thread of skills: physiotherapy (BPhty Hons, James Cook University), rehabilitation science (PhD, University of Queensland) and neuroscience (Postdoc, University of British Columbia Canada).  

Kate's research in the field of stroke rehabilitation is focused on enhancing our understanding of the biological and therapy-induced potential for motor recovery. Using arm and hand function as the experimental model, Kate is leading several research projects to elucidate "right person, right treatment, right time". This contributes to her larger vision: to achieve precision stroke rehabilitation.

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Key collaborators:

Associate Professor Natasha Lannin, Occupational Therapy, La Trobe University and Alfred Health
Professor Nick Ward, University College London Queen Square Upper Limb Clinic UCL Hospital
Professor Lara Boyd, Brain Behaviour Laboratory, University of British Columbia 

  • Location

    Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Austin
    245 Burgundy Street
    VIC 3084


Awards and achievements

2017 Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award recipient for Medicine
2016 James Cook University Early Career Alumni of Year
2016 Stroke Foundation Future Leader
2016 NHMRC ECR Fellowship (GNT1088449)
2015 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, British Columbia Canada
2015 Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship 
2015 World Stroke Organisation Young Stroke Professional exchange recipient
2013 Stroke Society of Australasia Best New Investigator

Research Papers

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