Director, Centre For Advanced Imaging

Foundation Chair Experimental Neurology

Research interests

Neuroimaging with PET, MRI & SPECT; epilepsy; stroke; disorders of memory; genetic syndromes affecting cognition

Current appointments

  • Neurologist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

  • Professorial Fellow, The University of Melbourne

  • Professor, Southern Clinical School, Monash University

  • Secretary, Commission for Asian and Oceanian Affairs, International League Against Epilepsy

  • Director, Australian Mouse Brain Mapping Consortium

Previous academic appointments

2003 – 2008

  • Professor of Neurosciences, Monash University

1998 – 2003

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Austin Hospital, The University of Melbourne

  • Head, Neuroimaging Division, National Stroke Research Institute

  • Director, PET Neuroscience Research, Centre for PET, Austin Health

1996 –1998

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery (Montreal Neurological Institute), McGill University, Canada

1993 – 1996

  • Neil Hamilton Fairley Fellow, Montreal Neurological Institute

Previous clinical appointments

2003 – 2008

  • Director of Neurology, Southern Health

1998 – 2008

  • Consultant Neurologist, Box Hill Hospital

1998 – 2003

  • Consultant Neurologist, Austin Hospital

1996 – 1998

  • Neurologist, Montreal Neurological Hospital

1993 – 1996

  • Fellow in Epileptology, Montreal Neurological Hospital

Major grants

NHMRC Program Grant (2002-2006; 2006-2010)

NHMRC Enabling Grant (2007-2011)

Academic qualifications

FRACP, 1991

MD The University of Melbourne, 1993

MBBS University of Western Australia, 1984

Contact details

pa@cai.uq.edu.au