Dr Robert Henderson is a senior staff specialist in Neurology at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital, an Associate Professor at The University of Queensland, and conducts private practice at The Wesley Hospital.

Dr Henderson is currently active in clinical trials on motor neurone disease and neuromuscular disorders.

Dr Henderson is part of the McCombe research group. The lab is focused on how the immune system causes disease of the nervous system and how the immune system might contribute to recovery from damage. The lab is focused on multiple sclerosis (MS) and motor neurone disease with an aim to slow disease progression and improve quality of life.