The highly skilled neurosurgeons at Neuroaxis are known around the world for being highly skilled in their field. Here you will find media coverage recognising the contribution of our neurosurgeons to find new innovative ways of treating patients.
While we are dedicated to furthering medical research and being part of breakthrough, pioneering treatments, we also care deeply about our community of patients. You’ll find details of our charity commitments to help support the conditions many of our patients suffer from.
We are privileged to partner with Melbourne Tuskers for the Neuroaxis Champions Trophy 2021 to support the Children’s Cancer Foundation (Australia).
At “The Mickan against Parkinson’s ” Adelaide, SA. Congratulations to Ms.Nassaris (CEO Parkinson South Australia) and the team at Adelaide Oval for putting this together .Thanks for inviting Mr Girish Nair(Neurosurgeon) as a speaker for the event to speak about his involvement in Mr. Mickan’s care as a treating Neurosurgeon
Thanks for having Neuroaxis at this event celebrating a true Champion in footy and in the fight against Parkinson’s. We are proud to be part of Mark’s Parkinson journey.
In April 2018, Girish Nair was invited to speak at the annual scientific meeting in Sydney for the NSANZ. He spoke about stereotactically targeted stem cell therapy for Parkinson’s Disease.
In August 2018, Girish Nair was invited to speak at the Fight Against Migraines conference held in Melbourne. He is pictured here with Dr David Dodick, a world leader in the field of headache and migraine.
Former AFL player, Mark Mikan was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2016. Until recently, he experienced debilitating tremors in his hands and feet. His symptoms have been greatly reduced since undergoing brain surgery. Find out about the operation using the latest in deep brain stimulation technology.
A new surgical technique lead by neurosurgeon Girish Nair is having a remarkable impact on the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The new and improved deep brain stimulation therapy uses 3D printed equipment that is fitted to the patients head. This results in a faster, more accurate and ultimately less intimidating operation for the patient. Previously any patient undergoing deep brain stimulation would be secured to an operating table with a cumbersome head frame. They were often kept awake for the operation which lasted many hours making the treatment almost intolerable.
In a world first, stem cells have been injected into the brain of a Parkinson’s disease sufferer as part of an experimental treatment in Melbourne.
Interviewees: Mr Girish Nair, Neurosurgeon & Dr Andrew Evans, Neurologist
Ch 9 – Nine News 3pm & 4pm (National)
Specialists at the Royal Melbourne Hospital have injected stem cells into the brain of a Parkinson’s disease sufferer, in a world-first experimental treatment. Doctors hope the bold procedure will help reverse the degenerative disease.
Ch 9 – National Nine News 6:14 pm
Melbourne Neurosurgeon Mr Girish Nair has injected stem cells into the brain of a patient in a world first trial to treat Parkinson’s disease.
Ch7 – Seven News 4:00 pm (National)
An Australian man has become the first person to receive a new stem cell procedure that is hoped will cure Parkinson’s disease.
SBS World News 6:30pm (National)
Neuroscientists in Melbourne have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease by injecting stem cells directly into a patient’s brain. Neurologist Dr Andrew Evans, says this aims to slow or even reverse the Parkinson’s process. Neurosurgeon Mr Girish Nair, says getting this procedure wrong can cause a stroke, or even death, in the patient. The final results of the transplant will not be known for at least two years.
Ch 10 – TEN Eyewitness News 5:11 pm
A team from the Royal Melbourne hospital have successfully completed a world-first, potentially revolutionary procedure for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. During the eight hour operation, surgeons injected stem cells into the patient’s brain.
Researchers at The Royal Melbourne Hospital have begun trialing a treatment for Parkinson’s disease which they say is the first of its kind in the world.
ABC Radio – The World Today (National)
The Royal Melbourne Hospital have conducted a trial experiment, by injecting stem cells into a brain to treat Parkinson’s disease.
ABC 774 Breakfast with Libbi Gorr 7:10 am
Surgeons at the Royal Melbourne Hospital have transplanted stem cells into the brain of a patient suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
ABC 774 News 9:00 am
Stem cells have been injected directly into the brain of a patient with Parkinson’s disease at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Gold FM Hourly News
Neuroscientists and neurosurgeons at the Royal Melbourne Hospital have injected stem cells into a man’s head in a world-first trial to treat Parkinson’s disease. The experimental treatment used a 3D recreation of the patient’s skull to carry out the procedure.
Melbourne hospitals, medical researchers and scientists have amazed the world with new technological advances in surgical techniques. The latest medical miracle now includes inserting stem cells deep into a patient’s brain in an experimental treatment for Parkinson’s disease.