Griffith University researchers Dr Dinesh Palipana and Dr Claudio Pizzolato were beaming as they explained their breakthrough techniques for patients with spinal cord trauma. The enthusiasm for their work was subtly captured in the latest instalment of Griffith’s high-profile Remarkable Campaign. Before they became colleagues and friends, they were next-door neighbours on the Gold Coast. […]
Griffith medical graduate and Gold Coast University Hospital junior doctor Dinesh Palipana thinks about walking a lot, since a car accident left him a quadriplegic part-way through his medicine degree.
Not for one second did she think twice about what she should do. Her son had sustained a devastating spinal cord injury as a result of a road traffic accident, which had left him without feeling or movement from the chest down. But she knew whatever happened now from then on, she would always be by his side.
Griffith University Medicine student Dinesh Palipana reaches one of the biggest milestones of his life this evening (Dec 16) as he prepares to graduate with a Doctor of Medicine at a ceremony at The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. However this milestone is even more meaningful to Dr Palipana as he will be only the […]
Dinesh Palipana was a focused, determined, enthusiastic medicine student at Griffith University when his life changed forever on a rainy night in 2010.