Professor Stephen Davis is the Professor of Translational Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne, Director of the Melbourne Brain Centre and Neurology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Immediate Past-President of the World Stroke Organization.
He received the 2011 William Feinberg Award from the American Stroke Association, the Bethlehem Griffiths Foundation Research Medal in 2011, the 2012 E Graeme Robertson award of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, the 2012 Karolinska Award and the 2014 JJ Wepfer Award. He was the recipient of an Order of Australia award (AM) in 2013. He was elected as a Fellow in the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences in 2015. He was the 2017 C Miller Fisher Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
His research is focussed on acute therapy for both ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage, particularly the use of advanced imaging in selection of therapy. He is a consulting editor for Stroke and serves on editorial boards for the International Journal of Stroke, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience and Journal of Neuroimaging. He has co-authored 3 books, numerous book chapters, and around 500 peer-reviewed papers.