New South Wales
Assoc Prof John D. Yeo
AO MB MS DPRM FRACS FACRM FAFRM
Honorary Medical Officer, Spinal Injuries Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW.
Consultant in Rehabilitation at Dalcross Private Hospital, Killara, NSW.
Retired Director, The Spinal Research Foundation.
Dr Stella Engel
MBBS DPRM FAFRM
Former Director, Rehabilitation and Spinal Medicine, The Prince of Wales Hospital
Dr Sue Rutkowski
MB, BS, FAFRM (RACP), MHA
Director Spinal Cord Injury Outpatient Services and Research, Royal North Shore Hospital
Honorary Medical Officer, Moorong Spinal Unit, Royal Rehabilitation Centre, Sydney Life Governor, Sydney Hospital
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney
Dr Sachin Shetty
MBBS, MD(PMR), FAFRM(RACP), FFPM(ANZCA)
Director, Spinal Injuries Unit, Prince of Wales hospital
Conjoint Senior Lecturer, UNSW Medical School
Specialist, Spinal Medicine, Rehabilitation & Pain Management, Prince of Wales Public & Private hospitals, Sydney
Prof Perry Bartlett
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.
Foundation Chair of Molecular Neuroscience, University of Queensland.
Director, Queensland Brain Institute.
President, Australian Neuroscience Society.
QBI researchers are claiming a breakthrough in spinal regeneration research with the discovery of a molecule that blocks regrowth of damaged nerve processes.
Assoc Prof Ida Llewellyn-Smith
Research on the role of nerve pathways in autonomic functions – those functions over which we have little, if any, conscious control. Prospects for improving bowel, bladder and sexual dysfunction among people with spinal cord injuries.
Professor Mary Galea
Professor of Clinical Physiotherapy
Director, Rehabilitation Sciences Research Centre - The University of Melbourne and Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre.
Dr B. Kakulas
AO MD(Hons) FRACP FROpath FRCPA
Professor of Neuropathology, Royal Perth Hospital.
Assoc Prof Alan Harvey
Royal Perth Hospital. Dept Anatomy & Human Biology.
Mr J. Ker
MB Bch(Hons) FRCS FACRM FAFRM
Director, Sir George Bedbrook Spinal Unit.
Prof James W. Fawcett
FRCP PhD MRCP BA
Cambridge University Centre for Brain Repair.
Prof Dennis D.M. O’Leary
Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Instutute, California.
Prof Mellitta Schachner-Camartin
FRCP PhD MRCP BA
Professor of Neurobiology, Center for Molecular Neurobiology, University of Hamburg
Professor II at the Departement of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Piscataway