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A/Prof Sarah Wilson



Address: Epilepsy Research Centre
Level 2, Melbourne Brain Centre
245 Burgundy Street
Austin Health
Heidelberg 3084
Telephone: +613 8344 7391
Email: sarahw@unimelb.edu.au


Research Interests:

  Psychosocial aspects of chronic epilepsy and its treatment
  Predicting outcome of epilepsy surgery
  Adjusting to newly diagnosed epilepsy
  Outcome following treatment of narcolepsy, cardiac disease, cerebral aneurysm
  Structural/functional neuroimaging of auditory cognition, musical ability, the regulation of mood, sexual behaviour
  Neuropsychology of music perception and cognition, amusia
  Genetic and environmental determinants of brain plasticity and cognitive skill development, musical expertise, perfect pitch
  Williams Syndrome


Current Academic Appointments:

  Associate Professor & Reader, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne
  Adjunct Senior Fellow, Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne (Austin Health)


Clinical Appointments:

  Director, Neuropsychological Research, Melbourne Brain Centre (Austin Health)
  Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Austin Health


Fellowships, Honours and Awards:

2009 Research Fellow, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Melbourne Brain Centre
2009 Learning & Teaching Award, The University of Melbourne
2003 Epilepsy Association Research Scholarship
2002 Early Career Researcher Awards (The Australian Research Council and The University of Melbourne)
1999 IBE-SPACE Prize. This inaugural prize was sponsored by the International Bureau of Epilepsy and Sanofi-Synthelabo for Assessing Costs in Epilepsy
1997-1999 Post-doctoral Epilepsy Fellow, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (Awarded by GlaxoSmithKline, Australia)
1992-1995 Australian Post-graduate Research Award


Academic Qualifications:

  Ph.D in Psychology, The University of Melbourne
  Clinical Neuropsychologist (CCN Specialist Registration, The APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists)
  B.Sc(Hons), The University of Melbourne


Details of publications can be found on A/Prof Sarah Wilson's University of Melbourne Profile.


Created: 15 Sept 2003
Last modified: 2 September 2011
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