Prof Bruce Campbell (BMedSc, MBBS (Hons), FRACP, PhD)

Prof Bruce Campbell is a consultant neurologist and Head of Stroke in the Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH).

He is a professorial fellow in the Melbourne Brain Centre @ RMH, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne. His research interests are focused on the imaging and treatment of acute stroke and he was co-principal investigator and medical co-ordinator of the EXTEND-IA multi-centre randomised trial of endovascular clot retrieval following standard intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2015. He was also co-principal investigator and medical co-ordinator of the EXTEND-IA TNK multi-centre randomised trial of tenecteplase versus alteplase thrombolysis (clot-dissolving therapy) prior to endovascular clot retrieval published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2018. He is also a director and chair of Clinical Council for the Stroke Foundation and co-chairs the Australian Stroke Clinical Practice Guidelines committee.

He has been an inaugural member of the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine service and is the co-ordinator of the National Brain School training program for neurologists in training. He is co-chair of the World Stroke Organization Young Stroke Professionals Committee.