Dr Tasha Stanton

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Dr Tasha Stanton
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+612 9399 1273

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Current appointments
Research Officer, NeuRA
NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Senior Research Fellow, The University of South Australia

Tasha Stanton is a National Health & Medical Research Council Early Career Fellow working both at Neuroscience Research Australia and at The University of South Australia (Adelaide). Tasha completed her PhD in 2011 at The George Institute of Global Health and received her original training as a Physiotherapist at The University of Alberta, Canada (BScPT, MScRS). She is the 2015 Young Tall Poppy of the Year (South Australia), she received the Elsevier and Manual Therapy’s Best New Investigator Award (2015), and received the Inaugural Rising Star from the Australia Pain Society (2015). She has published over 40 papers in the area of pain. She has received over 1.7m in competitive research funding. She has been a keynote/invited speaker at 20 national and international conferences. For some of her work, please see: "Successful Ageing Seminar Presentations 2013 - Dr Tasha Stanton". Tasha is interested in research that aims to determine why people have pain and why pain sticks around. Her research focusses on clinical pain neuroscience, with a specific interest in cortical body representation, somatosensation, multi-modal illusions, and pain.