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30 June 2016

10:30 - 11:30am

Venue: Clinical Education Centre

Location: Auckland City Hospital

Host: Centre for Brain Research

Contact info: Frankie Favero

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Professor Merrilee Needham, (MBBS, PhD, FRACP)

Merrilee completed her PhD in September 2009, under the supervision of Professor Frank Mastaglia, investigating the clinical, epidemiological and genetic aspects of Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM).

She worked as a consultant neurologist at RNSH in Sydney until 2013 before returning to Perth to continue neuromuscular and myositis clinics at WANRI and to become head of Neurology at the Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Cl/A/Prof Needham has been awarded the Leonard Cox award by the Australian and New Zealand association of Neurologists (ANZAN) in recognition of her contribution to neurosciences, and continues in her role as the Head of Neurology at FSH.