EMVision names Prof Alan Coulthard to the firm’s Clinical Advisory Board

Prof. Alan Coulthard, Clinical Advisory Board member at EMVision

EMVision Medical Devices Ltd, announced the appointment of a leader in medical imaging and stroke care, Prof. Alan Coulthard, to EMVision’s Clinical Advisory Board. Alan is Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Queensland and a full-time Senior Staff Specialist in diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

What does Alan bring to EMVision in the role?

He is Director of Research for the Department of Medical Imaging and also mentors junior doctors in research. He has over 35 years of experience in medical imaging and 20 years experience in the endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular diseases like ischaemic stroke. 

His research interests include neurodegenerative disease, neuroncology, neurovascular disease, neurointervention, epilepsy, neonatal imaging and multiple sclerosis. He has a National leadership profile, having served as President of ANZSNR, inaugural chair of CCINR and in roles for RANZCR, stepping down from the Board of Directors at the end of 2022.

What does the appointment mean for EMVision?

Dr Ron Weinberger, Chief Executive Officer at EMVision

Commenting on the appointment, EMVision CEO, Dr Ron Weinberger said: “Alan will bring further insight and skills to our already impressive clinical team to ensure that we are developing a fit for purpose commercial product. His willingness to come on board reflects the support that exists to treat stroke in the most timely and urgent way possible”

Professor Alan Coulthard commented: “Effective stroke intervention requires efficient and robust patient selection with minimal delay to treatment. This technology will lead to better outcomes for a larger geographical range of stroke patients in Australia and internationally.”

Professor Alan Coulthard’s appointment is an unsalaried position.