2012 Research Applicant Essays

In 2012 our research applicants submitted, as part of their gift application, an essay about a disease or disorder of the brain.

Alzheimer’s Disease:

Alzheimer Disease – Ciccotosto

Alzheimer’s Disease – Katsifis Andrew

Alzheimer’s Disease – Szoeke

Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia – Sohrabi

Alzheimer’s Disease – Vissel

Alzheimer’s Disease – Cooper Janine

Alzheimer’s Disease – Roberto Cappai


Brain Tumour/Cancer:

Brain Cancer – Meedeniya

Brain Cancer Tumour – Hosein Abdel

Brain Tumour – Cancer – Nowak Anna

Brain Tumour – Luwor Rodney

Brain Tumour – Munoz Lenka

Brain Tumour – Siu



Epilepsy – Gilby

Epilepsy – Irina Kharatishvili

Epilepsy – Liu Shijie

Epilepsy – Moorhouse Andrew

Epilepsy – Ng Caroline

Epilepsy – Yan Bernard

Epilepsy_Vivash Lucy

Surgery for Epilepsy- McIntosh Anne



Migraine – Griffiths Lyn

Migraine – Zagami ABF


Parkinson’s Disease:

Parkinson’s – Korner Heinrich

Parkinson’s Disease – Stratton Peter

Parkinson’s Disease – Liu Karen

Parkinson’s Disease – Fu YuHong

Parkinson’s Disease- Huang Y

Parkinson’s treatment – Vissel Bryce

Treatment of Speech Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease – Murdoch Bruce

Parkinson’s Disease – Thevathasan Wesley

The use of cues for people with Parkinson’s – Liu Karen

Emotional words and depression in Parkinsons_disease_Chenery Helen.pdf


Stroke & Dementia – Brodtmann

Stroke – Darvishi Sam

Stroke – McNulty

Stroke – Said Catherine

Stroke – Spencer Sara

Stroke – Vallence Ann-Maree

Stroke – Yool Andrea

Stroke and falls – Batchelor Frances

Experiencing a mini stroke – Bivard


Traumatic Brain Injury:

Traumatic Brain Injury – Christie

Traumatic Brain Injury – Lannin Natasha

Traumatic Brain Injury in Children – Crichton Ali

Traumatic Brain Injury – Sashindranath Maithili

Traumatic Brain Injury_-_Shultz_Sandy

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury – Catroppa Cathy



Aphasia – Finch

Aphasia in single-language and bilingual individuals – Amanda Miller

Arteriovenous Malformation – Zhao Zhenjun

Bilingual Aphasia – Wagner Coulson

Changes in movement and sensation after a stroke – Bowden Jocelyn

Vestibular Neuritis – Rosengren C

Acquired Neuromyotonia – Jankelowitz Stacey

Age-related macular degeneration – Hart

Aggressive pituitary tumours- a challenge to predict and treat – McCormack

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – Blizzard Catherine

Temporomandibular Pain – Connor Mark

The clinical aspects of RTT syndrome – Chrisodoulou John

The importance of monitoring hips in Cerebral Palsy – Gibson Noula

Pick’s disease – Smid Scott

Pituitary Tumours – Nichols A

Pragmatic Language Disorder – O’Callaghan

Prion diseases – Lewis Victoria

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy – Bertram Kelly

Retinal Scanning looking towards the future  – Martins Ralph

Schizophrenia – Anggono

Schizophrenia – Moustafa Ahmed

Disorders of Consciousness – Keen Shannan

Sleep Disorders in infants SIDS – Machaalani

Spatial neglect – Loetscher Tobias

Stimulation of stem cells for brain repair – Roulston Carli

Angelman Syndrome – Moldrich Randal

Movement and Sensation after Stroke – Bowden

Multiple Sclerosis – Yan Jun

Multiple sclerosis _Kilpatrick Trevor

Muscle synergies after stroke – Trinh Terry

Myasthenia gravis – Morsch

Myotonic Dystrophy – Richards

Nemaline-myopathy – Clarke Nigel

Neurofibromatosis – Ng Wayne

Neuropathic Pain – Moalem-Taylor

Neuroprotection upon Multiple Sclerosis – Xiao Junhua

Niemann-Pick Disease – Grubman

Niemann-Pick type C disease – Ximing Du

Cauda Equina Syndrome – Boswell-Ruys Claire

Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome – McMullan

Cerebral Malaria – Pai Saparna

Cerebral Oedema – Turner

Cerebral Palsy – O’Callaghan

Chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairments- Johnston Ian

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy -Mathey and Pollard

Chronic Neuropathic Pain – Austin

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy-Gardner

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – Saad Nagi

Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection – Sampaio Hugo

Cerebral Palsy – Wong

Diabetic Neuropathy – West

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – Launikonis

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – White Jason

Dystonia – Bradnam Lynley

Fronto-temporal Dementia – Darby

Gliobasltoma Stem Cells – Parat Marie-Odile

Glioblastoma multiforme – Stringer

Glioma – Graeber

Heterotopic Ossification – Genet Francois

Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy – Iyer Kartik

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia – Kumar Kishore

Huntington’s Disease  – AJ Hannan

Huntington’s Disease – Thompson Jennifer

Influenza associated encephalitis – Khandaker

Injury to the nervous system – Pebay

Kufor-Rakeb syndrome.pdf

Macular Degeneration – Lee Aven

McArdle Disease – Nowak Kristen

Medication Overuse Headache – Paul Rolan

Medulloblastoma – Ziegler David

Medulloblastoma- Allan Kirsten

Meningitis – Ogunniyi Abiodun

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