Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait

The Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait investigates neurological conditions with particular reference to basal ganglia and cerebellar disorders such as Parkinson's disease and autism.

Contact us at monarc.sphpm@monash.edu or phone +61 3 9265 1268.

Our Team

Professor Robert Iansek

Appointments:
Head of Division, Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait
Director, Movement Disorders Program, Monash Health

Qualifications: Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP – Neurology); PhD; Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (Honours 2); Bachelor of Medical Sciences (B Med Sc) (Honours 1)

Research interests: Neurology · Multidisciplinary research

Dr Anna Murphy

Appointment: Manager & Biomechanist / Adjunct Senior Lecturer – Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait

Qualifications: PhD Biomechanics (The University of Queensland); BHlthSci (Honours, La Trobe University); BApplSci (HM, Wollongong University)

Role: Biomechanics expertise and management of the Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait

Research interests: Gait · biomechanics · neurological impairments with gait disorders

Ms Mary Danoudis

Appointment: Physiotherapist / Adjunct Research Fellow – Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait

Qualifications: Diploma of Business Studies; Masters of Physiotherapy; Bachelor of Applied Science – Physiotherapy; Diploma of Physiotherapy

Research interests: Gait and falls · Movement disorders

Associate Professor Jenny McGinley

Appointment: Affiliate – Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait / MONARC

Qualifications: PhD; Graduate Diploma (Neurosciences); Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)

Research interests: Gait across the lifespan · Gait in neurological disorders

Godfrey Keung

PhD candidate: ‘Development of walking assistive device’

Michael Stanley

PhD candidate: 'Gait Phase Detection of Knee Assistive Devices Based on Timed-Kinematics Approach'