Speaker: Professor Melinda Fitzgerald
Melinda Fitzgerald is Professor of Neurotrauma and the Leader of the Australian Mission for Traumatic Brain Injury, a Medical Research Future Fund initiative providing $50 million in Federal Government funding over 10 years. She is Deputy Director of the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, and jointly appointed by the Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science. Prof Fitzgerald has published over 85 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. Her research goal is to improve outcomes for patients who have experienced traumatic injury to their central nervous system.