Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait

The CRCMD&G investigates neurological conditions with particular reference to basal ganglia and cerebellar disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and autism. The CRCMD&G has continued to expand its fields of research with new studies in Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Professor Robert Iansek

  • Appointment: 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
  • Contact: Robert.Iansek@monash.edu; Phone +61 3 9265 1393; Fax +61 3 9265 1577

 

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
  • Contact: AnnaT.Murphy@monashhealth.org; Phone +61 3 9265 1453; Fax +61 3 9265 1577

 

Ms Tracy Taylor

  • Appointment: Administration Manager / Project Manager - Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait
  • Role: Administration Manager – CRCMD&G; Project Manager – NHMRC ADHD Grant 2011-2015
  • Contact: Tracy.Taylor@monashhealth.org; Phone +61 3 9265 1508; Fax +61 3 9265 1577

 

Ms Gracy Presti

  • Appointment: Administration Assistant - Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait
  • Role:  Administration Assistant – CRCMD&G & Clinical Gait Analysis Service
  • Contact: Gracy.Presti@monashhealth.org; Phone +61 3 9265 1393; Fax +61 3 9265 1577

 

Ms Dianne Cameron

  • Appointment: Physiotherapist / Adjunct Research Fellow - Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait
  • Qualifications: Post-Graduate Certificate Health Science (Grad Cert HSc); Post-Graduate Certificate Physiotherapy (Grad Cert Phty (Paeds)); Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty)
  • Research interests:  Gait analysis; Gait in disability (paediatric and adult)
  • Contact: Dianne.Cameron@monashhealth.org; Phone +61 3 9265 1360; Fax +61 3 9265 1577

 

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
  • Contact: Mary.Danoudis@monashhealth.org; Phone +61 3 9265 1360; Fax +61 3 9265 1577

 

Dr 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
  • Contact: mcginley@unimelb.edu.au

 

PhD candidates:

  • Annette Davis - 'Keeping elderly ladies on their feet'