Aileen McGonigalAbout the speaker

Professor Aileen McGonigal MD, PhD, MRCP is the Director of Epilepsy Unit, Mater Hospital, Brisbane and Honorary Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland

She is a neurologist with extensive specialist experience in epileptology and EEG, including stereo-EEG. Following UK neurology training, Prof McGonigal spent many years in Marseille, France, one of the world’s leading centres for epileptology, where she studied and practised stereo-EEG methodology, contributing to its evolution through clinical research. Her research interests include seizure semiology and its neural correlates, and she has written and lectured widely on these. She took up her current post in Australia in 2022, and continues to develop use of stereo-EEG with an associated clinical research programme.

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, Level 7 Or online: Via Teams - Meeting ID: 425 105 729 330 Passcode: PdvYv