Dr Alessandro Fois

Clinical Associate Lecturer
Westmead Clinical School


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Biographical details

Dr Alessandro Fois is a Movement Disorders Fellow at Westmead Hospital and a Clinical Associate Lecturer and PhD researcher at the University of Sydney. He received his medical degree from Oxford University and has completed his postgraduate training in Cambridge (Addenbrooke’s Hospital) and Sydney (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital and Westmead Hospital). His main interests are in movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and dystonia. His PhD research at Westmead Hospital is supported by a grant from the Brain Foundation and an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship and is focussed on tremor and investigating new techniques for diagnosis.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Morales-Briceno, H., Sanchez-Hernandez, B., Meyer, E., Kurian, M., Fois, A., Rodriguez-Violante, M., Leal-Ortega, R., Perez-Lohman, C., Mohammad, S., Fung, V. (2018). Beta-propeller´┐Żassociated neurodegeneration can present with dominant or isolated parkinsonism. Movement Disorders, 33(4), 654-656. [More Information]
  • Morales-Briceno, H., Cruse, B., Fois, A., Lin, M., Jiang, J., Banerjee, D., Grunstein, R., Varikatt, W., Rodriguez, M., Shepherd, C., Fung, V. (2018). IgLON5-mediated neurodegeneration is a differential diagnosis of CNS Whipple disease. Neurology, 90(24), 1113-1115. [More Information]
  • Fois, A., Briceno, H., Fung, V. (2017). Nonmotor Symptoms in Essential Tremor and Other Tremor Disorders. International Review of Neurobiology, 134, 1373-1396. [More Information]
  • Zhang, J., Rittman, T., Nombela, C., Fois, A., Coyle-Gilchrist, I., Barker, R., Hughes, L., Rowe, J. (2016). Different decision deficits impair response inhibition in progressive supranuclear palsy and Parkinson's disease. Brain, 139(1), 161-173. [More Information]
  • Fois, A., Brew, B. (2015). The potential of the CNS as a reservoir for HIV-1 Infection: implications for HIV Eradication. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 12(2), 299-303. [More Information]
  • Fois, A., Wotton, C., Yeates, D., Turner, M., Goldacre, M. (2010). Cancer in patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease: Record linkage studies. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 81(2), 215-221. [More Information]
  • Fois, A., Yap, A., Masters, A., Maschmeyer, T. (2008). Catalyst Compartmentalization in Dynamic Kinetic Resolutions. Topics in Catalysis, 48(1-4), 153-157. [More Information]

Patents

  • Maschmeyer, T., Fois, A., Masters, A. (2010). Reaction System. Patent No. 2009/01142. South Africa.

2018

  • Morales-Briceno, H., Sanchez-Hernandez, B., Meyer, E., Kurian, M., Fois, A., Rodriguez-Violante, M., Leal-Ortega, R., Perez-Lohman, C., Mohammad, S., Fung, V. (2018). Beta-propeller´┐Żassociated neurodegeneration can present with dominant or isolated parkinsonism. Movement Disorders, 33(4), 654-656. [More Information]
  • Morales-Briceno, H., Cruse, B., Fois, A., Lin, M., Jiang, J., Banerjee, D., Grunstein, R., Varikatt, W., Rodriguez, M., Shepherd, C., Fung, V. (2018). IgLON5-mediated neurodegeneration is a differential diagnosis of CNS Whipple disease. Neurology, 90(24), 1113-1115. [More Information]

2017

  • Fois, A., Briceno, H., Fung, V. (2017). Nonmotor Symptoms in Essential Tremor and Other Tremor Disorders. International Review of Neurobiology, 134, 1373-1396. [More Information]

2016

  • Zhang, J., Rittman, T., Nombela, C., Fois, A., Coyle-Gilchrist, I., Barker, R., Hughes, L., Rowe, J. (2016). Different decision deficits impair response inhibition in progressive supranuclear palsy and Parkinson's disease. Brain, 139(1), 161-173. [More Information]

2015

  • Fois, A., Brew, B. (2015). The potential of the CNS as a reservoir for HIV-1 Infection: implications for HIV Eradication. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 12(2), 299-303. [More Information]

2010

  • Fois, A., Wotton, C., Yeates, D., Turner, M., Goldacre, M. (2010). Cancer in patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease: Record linkage studies. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 81(2), 215-221. [More Information]
  • Maschmeyer, T., Fois, A., Masters, A. (2010). Reaction System. Patent No. 2009/01142. South Africa.

2008

  • Fois, A., Yap, A., Masters, A., Maschmeyer, T. (2008). Catalyst Compartmentalization in Dynamic Kinetic Resolutions. Topics in Catalysis, 48(1-4), 153-157. [More Information]

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