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Professor Miranda Rose Research Professor - Centre for A.R.R, Off Allied Hlth,Human Svc&Sport

Professor Miranda Rose is a Principal Research Fellow and Director of the NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence in Aphasia Recovery and Rehabilitation (www.latrobe.edu.au/aphasiacre), a national centre based in the School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport at La Trobe University. She sits on the executive of the Sports, Exercise and Rehabilitation Research Focus Area. Rose has over 20 years of research and leadership experience in acquired neurological communication disorders. She leads a team of investigators on "COMPARE" (http://www.latrobe.edu.au/school-allied-health/research/compare) a national randomised controlled trial investigating the efficacy of constraint induced and multi-modality aphasia therapies, funded by the National Health Medical Research Council. She is a Chief Investigator on the ASK Trial (http://www.latrobe.edu.au/aphasia-lab/projects/ask-trial) funded by the NHMRC that is investigating the effects of an early intervention to prevent depression and enhance quality of life in people with aphasia after stroke. Miranda directs a team exploring the efficacy and proliferation of high quality community aphasia groups in Australia (http://www.aphasia.community) originally funded through an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. Miranda supervises higher degree students in the areas of aphasia rehabilitation and communication disability. Miranda has been appointed Lead, Treatment Effectiveness working group of the Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists based in the UK and originally funded by a large EU Cost grant (https://www.aphasiatrials.org/).

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