IRIS: Patient-level meta-analysis of 6 randomized controlled studies on direct thrombectomy(IRIS)

Research Opportunity
PhD students
Department / Centre
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor Bernard Yan 93492477
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor Peter Mitchell 93427000

Summary Six randomized controlled studies of the effects of direct thrombectomy have been completed. We have a rare opportunity to ask specific questions using pooled data of the 6 studies. These questions include predictors of patient outcome using advanced machine learning techniques.

Project Details

Six direct thrombectomy studies randomized acute stroke patients to either direct endovascular thrombectomy or bridging thrombectomy (with intravenous thrombolysis). The principal investigators of the 6 studies have agreed to pool individual patient data to provide a platform to answer pressing questions on clinical outcome predictors. This is a rare opportunity for a PhD candidate to participate and to gain experience in performing advanced statistical methods on a large patient level data set.

Faculty Research Themes


School Research Themes

Neuroscience & Psychiatry

Research Opportunities

PhD students
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

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Department / Centre


Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital

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