Julie WixeySpeaker: Dr Julie Wixey is a Senior Research Fellow at the Perinatal Research Centre and Group Leader in Fetal Growth Restriction (FGR) research at The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR). She currently holds an NHMRC Investigator grant (2023-2027) and has been an Academic in this field of research since 2015. She has developed an independent research program examining mechanisms of brain injury and neuroprotective treatments for FGR. She has successfully funded this program of research through obtaining >$3.5 million of funding as CI from funding bodies such as NHMRC, Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Financial Markets Foundation for Children, The University of Queensland, Queensland Children’s Hospital Foundation, and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Foundation.

About UQCCR and RBWH Neurosciences Seminar Series

UQCCR and RBWH Neurosciences Seminar Series

The UQ Centre of Clinical Research (UQCCR) and Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Neurology department have partnered to present a monthly seminar series with the aim to facilitate greater links between neurologists and basic neuroscientists; encouraging collaborations as well as synergy within our neurosciences group. The series is hybrid held in person and via Teams.

Each Month on Thursdays we showcase different research topics: 

  • First Thursday - Stroke 
  • Second Thursday - Motor neurone disease
  • Third Thursday - Epilepsy
  • Fourth Thursday - Movement disorders
  • Fifth Thursday - Multiple sclerosis



Venue: Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Neurology meeting room
Or online via Teams: Meeting ID: 425 105 729 330 Passcode: PdvYvw