Dr Fabienne Brilot-Turville
Senior Research Fellow
C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
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Fabienne Brilot-Turville is a cellular immunologist Research Fellow at the University of Sydney. She co-leads the neuroimmunology group within the Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. Her research interests are the detection and role of autoantibodies in brain immune-mediated diseases including brain demyelination such as multiple sclerosis; encephalitis; and childhood movement disorders including Tourette syndrome, PANDAS, and Sydenham's chorea.
Current national competitive grants*
Autoimmune NMDAR encephalitis in children
Brilot-Turville F, Dale R
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($481,996 over 3 years)
* Grants administered through the University of Sydney
PhD and Masters' project opportunities
The role of autoantibodies against neuronal receptors in immune-mediated neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Neuroscience/Neuroimmunology Research: Role of antibody in brain immune-mediated diseases
Honours project opportunities
Studying T cell responses to brain antigens in movement and psychiatric disorders in children
Understanding how autoantibodies are pathogenic in multiple sclerosis and demyelinating diseases in children