Our people are changing the health landscape by conducting pioneering research into prevention and wellbeing. We are breaking new ground on some of the big issues facing our health and social care systems, which include:
- Arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders
- Communication and speech disorders
- Healthy ageing
- Medical imaging
Professor Patrick Brennan
Associate Dean, International Research Development
Professor Brennan is a recognised leader in medical imaging optimisation and radiological perception. His research involves exploring novel technologies and techniques that enhance the detection of clinical indicators of disease, whilst minimising risk to the patient. His research has involved most major imaging modalities including X-ray, computerised tomography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, with a particular focus on breast and chest imaging.
Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low
Associate Professor in Ageing and Health
Dr Lee-Fay Low is Associate Professor in Ageing and Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney. Her research interests include dementia, residential aged care, non-pharmacological interventions and working with older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She has pioneered the Lifestyle Engagement Activity Program (LEAP) for Life - a program which aims to increase social and recreational engagement of home care clients.
Professor Stewart Einfeld
Chair of Mental Health
Professor Stewart Einfeld is the Chair of Mental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, and is a Senior Scientist at the Brain and Mind Research Institute. Professor Einfeld has research and teaching interests in the area of child and adolescent psychiatry, developmental disabilities, including intellectual disability and its genetic causes and autism.
Professor Josh Burns
Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Rehabilitation
Professor Burns focuses on improving the walking ability of children and adolescents with neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. Professor Burns specialises in researching nerve, muscle and brain diseases with particular interest in Cerebral Palsy, Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease and Muscular Dystrophy.