Meet our Advisors

Professor Linda Richards – Senior Scientific Advisor & AusDoCC Patron

Professor Linda J. Richards did her undergraduate degree at Monash University and obtained her BSc (Hons) and a PhD from The University of Melbourne and The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in the laboratory more…

 

 

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A/Professor Richard Leventer – Paediatric Neurological Advisor

Associate Professor Richard Leventer is a consultant paediatric neurologist at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) a Group Leader of Neuroscience Research within the Clinical Sciences theme of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) more…

 

 

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Dr Simone Mandelstam – Imaging Advisor

Dr Simone Mandelstam is an Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne department of Paediatrics and Radiology more…

 

 

 

Andrew Whitehouse - Version 2Professor Andrew Whitehouse – Autism Advisor

Former Fellow at the University of Oxford, directs the Autism Research Centre at the Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, and is one of their youngest ever professors more…

 

 

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Dr Lynn Paul – International Psychology Advisor

Dr. Lynn Paul is a Senior Research Scientist at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA. She also maintains a clinical psychology practice, L.K.Paul and Associates, also in Pasadena more…

 

 

stacks-image-1c18d17-47 Professor Mark Walterfang – Adults with a DCC Advisor

Professor Walterfang has been a consultant neuropsychiatrist at the Statewide Neuropsychiatry Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for more than 15 years more…

 

 

monica_cooperDr Monica Cooper – Paediatric Advisor

Dr Monica Cooper is a Consultant General Paediatrician working in the Department of Neurodevelopment and Disability and for the Complex Care Service at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. Monica works with  more…

 

 

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A/Professor Paul Lockhart – Scientific Advisor. Genetics and Laboratory Research

Associate Professor Lockhart is a laboratory scientist with expertise in molecular genetics and cell biology. He was awarded his PhD in 2000 more…

 

 

Dr Natasha Alexander – Sexuality and Relationships Advisor

Dr Natasha Alexander is an experienced clinical psychologist from the UK, who is now settled in Brisbane with her family. She has worked with people with intellectual and cognitive disabilities more…