Organising Committee


Symposium Chair

Professor Robert Vink

Pro Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, University of South Australia




Program Chairs

Dr Bridgette Semple PhD

NHMRC RD Wright Fellow

Department of Neuroscience, Monash University


  A/Prof Marc Ruitenberg PhD

SpinalCure Australia Research Fellow

Associate Professor, University of Queensland



Organising Committee

Dr Nicole Bye PhD

Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy

University of Tasmania

Dr Peter Batchelor, MD PhD

Department of Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital)

The University of Melbourne 

Prof James Bourne PhD

Professor, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute 

Monash University 

Dr Catherine Gorrie PhD

Senior Lecturer, School of Life Science, Centre for Health Technologies

University of Technology Sydney

Prof Melinda Fitzgerald PhD

Professor of Neurotrauma and Deputy Director, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtain University

Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science

Dr Anna Leonard PhD

Lecturer in Anatomy & Pathology, Adelaide Medical School,

The University of Adelaide

A/Prof Sandy Shultz PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Monash University

Dr Frances Corrigan PhD

Senior Lecturer in Anatomy, University of South Australia

Prof James Vickers

Director, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre 

The University of Tasmania



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