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Journal of Neurology and Neurological Disorders

Editorial Board Member - JNND

Sheila Crewther

Professor
School of Psychological Science
Univerity of La Trobe
Australia
BIOGRAPHY:

Professor Crewther began her studies at Melbourne University then moved to the US to complete her PhD in Neuroscience at Caltech under Nobel Prize Winner Professor Roger Sperry.  Sheila has professional qualifications in Neuropsychology, Education and Optometry and these underlie her research into the cognitive and behavioural neuroscience of neuroplasticity in neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative anomalies. The aim is to use this knowledge to design better behavioural and therapeutic management regimes.  Professor Crewther led the Victorian Government Department of Human Services Review and Report ‘Prevalence and services for children 0-6 years of age with ‘Autism Spectrum Disorders in 2002 -2003.   This has resulted in substantially increased funding and the initiation of the first state government general assessment plan for those with autism and their families in Australia.  She has also led the research that initiated increased Australian optometric focus (2004-2010) on the role of children’s functional vision in reading and learning and in Intellectual Disability.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Behavioural and Molecular Neuroscience




Other Editorial Board Members - JNND

Wayne Brake

Professor
Department of Psychology
Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology
Concordia University
Canada

Tang Wai Kwong

Professor
Department of Psychiatry
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Lars Larsson

Professor
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology
Karolinska Institutet
Sweden

Shengwen Calvin Li

Faculty Scientist
Center for Neuroscience and Stem Cell Research
University of California-Irvine School of Medicine
United States

Gang Chen

Professor
Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Neuroregeneration
Nantong University
China

Allan Siegel

Professor
Department of Neurology & Neurosciences
Rutgers University
United States

Yan Zhou

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Guangxi Medical University
China

Yuchuan Ding

Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
United States

Avner Meoded

Neuroimaging Research Fellow
NIH/NINDS
United States

RAJNISH S. DAVE

Associate Scientist
Department of Neuroscience
Temple University
United States
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