Foundation Research Team

Dr Sue-Faye Siow

Posted - May 2020 in Foundation Research Team

Dr. Sue-Faye Siow is a neurologist who is also training in clinical genetics and completing a research Ph.D. investigating biomarkers in HSP. Sue-Faye works as a neurologist at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and is a clinical genetics fellow at Westmead Hospital in Sydney. Sue-Faye began working in the HSP Research Program in… Read More »

Dr Gautam Wali

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Dr. Gautam Wali is a neuroscientist who began working in the HSP research program in 2011 in Prof Alan Mackay-Sim’s team at the National Centre for Adult Stem Cell Research at Griffith University. Starting as a postgraduate candidate doing his Ph.D., Gautam studied the disease-mechanism in SPG4 olfactory stem cells. He developed new tests and… Read More »

Dr Rebecca Schüle

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Dr Rebecca Schüle is a neurogeneticist who has collaborated with this Foundation since 2015 and actively been a part of the HSP Research Program since 2017. Rebecca is the leader of the Genomics of Rare Movement Disorders research group within the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research at the University of Tübingen in Germany. Whilst… Read More »

Prof Alan Mackay-Sim

Posted - May 2020 in Foundation Research Team

Prof Alan Mackay-Sim initiated the original stem cell pilot study in 2007, the first HSP research in Australia aimed at finding a treatment for HSP. Alan had been approached by the inaugural President of the Foundation, the late Robin Bligh, seeking a promising approach to discovering an effective treatment because so little was being done… Read More »

Prof Carolyn Sue

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Prof Carolyn Sue is a neurologist who combines clinical work seeing patients with research work on a number of neurodegenerative conditions, including HSP. Carolyn has been a Co-Principal Investigator on the HSP Research Program since the beginning in 2008. She has collaborated closely on research projects with Prof Alan Mackay-Sim over many years. After graduating… Read More »