Dr Cheryl Carcel


Senior Research Fellow Conjoint Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney


Dr Cheryl Carcel is a clinician-researcher with over 10 years of clinical experience in neurology specializing in general neurology, stroke, and electrophysiology. She is Conjoint Senior Lecturer at UNSW Sydney and also lectures in Neurology and Neurosciences at the University of Sydney Medical School.

Dr Carcel’s PhD is on sex differences in the management and outcome after stroke where she pooled large datasets of randomized controlled trials to uncover inequities. She is a World Heart Federation Emerging Leader in Stroke 2018 and a Stroke Society of Australasia Emerging Stroke Clinician and Scientist. She has been actively involved in several international clinical trials at The George Institute for Global Health.

Her main research interests are sex and gender differences, stroke, acute stroke imaging, and headache.