Dr Connie Wong

Institute: Monash University
Category: Biomedical
Current Project

Novel strategies to improve stroke outcome

Stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Despite its recognised debilitating neurological deficits, the major cause of death after stroke is infection. In fact, bacterial infection is the most frequent medical complication in stroke patients, and it is now increasingly accepted that stroke results in the impairment…

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Current Project

Immune suppression after stroke

Infection is highly prevalent and is one of the leading causes of death in stroke.

It is now recognised that stroke impairs the immune system, raising the possibility that reversing this impairment can decrease the rate of infection after stroke. Therefore, the focus of this project is to identify the signalling pathways that…

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