The neurologists and other practitioners at Neurology Network Melbourne are involved in a number of different organisations and research teams. These involvements do include associations with other parts of the Health and Research Industries that you might like to know about. We have listed them for your perusal. Please feel free to ask your practitioner about these associations if you have further questions.

A/Prof David Williams:

Research Grants: NHMRC, Brain Foundation, Ipsen P/L, Allergan P/L, Novartis P/L

Honoraria: Novartis P/L, Ipsen P/L

Scientific Advisory Committees: IpsenP/L, Abbvie P/L

Academic Associations: The Alfred Hospital Movement Disorders Program; Monash University – Van Cleef Roet Centre for Nervous Diseases

Dr Kelly Bertram:

Research Grants: Ipsen P/L, Parkinson’s Victoria

Academic Associations: The Alfred Hospital Movement Disorders Program, Monash University – Van Cleef Roet Centre for Nervous Diseases

Dr Marco Fedi:

No disclosures

Dr Will Lee:

Fellowships: Ipsen

Dr Saman Punchihewa:

No disclosures

Dr Luke Chen:

No disclosures

 

Dr Katrina Reardon:

No disclosures

 

Assoc Prof Anne Abbott:

No disclosures

Dr Poh-Sien Loh:

No disclosures

 

Dr Amanda Gilligan:

No disclosures

 

Dr Olga Skibina:

No disclosures

 

Assoc Prof Paul McCrory:

Paul McCrory is a co-investigator, collaborator, or consultant on grants relating to mild TBI funded by several organizations, including, but not limited to the National Health and Medical Research Council, the University of Melbourne, Victorian Government Department of Planning and Community Development (Sport and Recreation Division) and the Eastern Health Network. Previous competitive grant funding includes the Australian Research Council, International Rugby Board, the University of Melbourne, the University of Otago (NZ), National Hockey League (US), VicHealth, Australian Football League Research Foundation, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and the Australian Sports Commission. He has a clinical and consulting practice in neurology and sports medicine involving individuals who have sustained mild TBIs as well as general neurology and sports medicine problems. He has been reimbursed by the government, professional scientific bodies, sporting bodies and commercial organizations for discussing or presenting research relating to mild TBI and sport-related concussion at meetings, scientific conferences, and symposiums. These include, but are not limited to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Football Federation (FIFA), International Rugby Board, International Ice Hockey Federation, Jockey Club (UK), Horse-riding Association (UK), Aspetar Hospital, Doha Qatar, British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Sports Medicine Australia, Sports Medicine New Zealand, Institute of Sports Medicine (UK), American Academy of Neurology, Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurology. He receives book royalties from McGraw-Hill and was employed in an editorial capacity by the British Medical Journal Publishing Group from 2001-2008. He has conducted clinical drug trials on anti migraine (Glaxo-Welcome; Janssen-Cliag; Novartis; Parke-Davis; Schering) and anti-spasticity drugs (Ipsen) through the Eastern Health Clinical Trials Unit in Melbourne. This drug trial work has not involved any financial payment to Dr McCrory directly. He received consultancy fees in 2010 from Axon Sports (US) for the development of educational material (which was not renewed) and has received research funding since 2001 from CogState Inc. He does not hold any individual shares in any company related to concussion or brain injury assessment or technology. He is a cofounder and shareholder in two biomedical companies (involved in eHealth and Compression garment technologies).

Prof Chris Bladin:

No disclosures

Dr Martin Short:

No disclosures

Dr Jordan Kamel:

No disclosures

Dr Martin Short:

No disclosures

Dr Mahi Jasinarachichi:

No disclosures

Dr Katherine Buzzard:

No disclosures

Dr Patrick Carney:

No disclosures

Dr Anthony Fok:

No disclosures

Dr Trudy Cheng

Completed 18 month Training Fellowship supported by Allergan Australia Pty Ltd. (2015-2016)

Sue Varley:

The position of Movement Disorders Nurse is funded through grants made by Hospira Pty Ltd and Abbvie Pty Ltd. Sue is employed through the Alfred Hospital.

 

Libby Marshall:

The position of Headache Nurse Specialist is directly funded by Allergan Australia Pty Ltd.