Dr Alyson Miller has established a reputation for cerebral vascular pharmacology and stroke research including stroke risk factors, prevention and treatment.
Stroke remains a leading cause of death and impairment and her research is contributing to new directions in stroke therapy including current research into the importance of a newly discovered mechanism of cerebral protection by the hormone ghrelin.
Dr Miller has been extensively awarded for her research achievements, supervised students to PhD level, presented at numerous conferences in Australia and overseas and published widely in journals and books.
After completing her Bachelor and PhD studies in Scotland, Dr Miller has spent nearly 10 years undertaking research at Melbourne and Monash Universities.
Dr Miller was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow in 2012 and joined the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences.