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NeuRA Invited Seminar Series 2017

The NeuRA Invited Lecture series aims to attract leading national and international researchers from all fields of neuroscience.

Date Speaker Institution Topic
March 24, 2017, at 12:00pm Prof David Schwebel University of Alabama at Birmingham Why Children’s Accidents are Not Accidental: Interventions to Change Child Behavior
April 19, 2017, at 12:00pm Prof Chris Levi  The University of Newcastle “The future of research translation – from cottage industries to big consortia”
May 3, 2017, at 12.00pm  Michal Schwartz  Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel  Immune checkpoint blockade for fighting against Alzheimer’s disease: the role of myeloid cells
June 2, 2017, at 12.00pm  Prof Andy Cresswell  University of Queensland  In-vivo function of the plantar intrinsic foot muscles
July 28, 2017, at 12.00pm Prof Lars Ittner NeuRA / UNSW Tau and its role at the post-synapse in Alzheimer’s Disease
August 25, 2017, at 12.00pm  Prof Caroline Finch  Federation University Australia Implementing injury prevention programs in sport – understanding and removing barriers to action.
October 13, 2017, at 12.00pm Dr James McAuley NeuRA
October 26, 2017, at 12.00pm Prof David Lewis University of Pittsburgh A Neural Substrate for Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia: Pathway to Novel Therapeutic Interventions
November 10, 2017, at 12.00pm  Siobhan Schabrun  Western Sydney University Understanding and targeting the sensorimotor system in musculoskeletal pain
 November 24, 2017, at 12.00pm  Sharon Naismith  Brain and Mind Centre

Primary contacts

Dr Claire Shepherd (T: +612 9399 1090 E:
Dr Tertia Purves-Tyson (T: +612 9399 1649 E:
Dr Danny Eckert (T: +612 9399 1814 E:
Dr Jasmine Menant (T: +612 9399 1267 E:


Location: NeuRA Seminar Room