Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) will surpass many diseases as the major
cause of death and disability in the Western world by 2020.
The Moving Ahead Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Brain Recovery is the first centre
worldwide to take a multidisciplinary, multisite approach to addressing the psychosocial rehabilitation
of individuals following TBI. Moving Ahead brings together key experts from a range of partner
universities, hospitals and research institutes in Australia and overseas to address what is a growing
The physical, cognitive and emotional impairments that result from TBI can have a profound effect on
an individual's quality of life. Severe TBI is associated with fewer employment opportunities, greater
risk of depression, family stress, deteriorating relationships, and social isolation. While psychosocial
remediation is essential, evidence for existing remediation techniques is limited.
Moving Ahead aims to improve outcomes for those with a traumatic brain injury by developing
empirically-supported treatments, addressing deficits in social skills, communication, mood, fatigue,
self-awareness and self-regulation.
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2012 CRE Newsletter available for download here
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - NHMRC
“MOVING AHEAD” CENTRE FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE IN BRAIN RECOVERY
based at The University of Sydney
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