Professor John Christodoulou AM

Genetic Medicine, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 3452
F: +61 2 9845 1864

Curriculum vitae

Research interests

Rett syndrome, X-linked mental retardation,gene discovery, phenylketonuria, mitochondrial respiratory chain disorders

Current national competitive grants*


Gene Discovery and Functional Studies to Reveal Mechanisms Underlying Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Disorders.
Christodoulou J, Cooper S
NHMRC Project Grants ($368,510 over 3 years)


Psychosocial and economic impacts of rare diseases on Australian children, families and health professionals
Zurynski Y, Elliott E, Leonard H, Christodoulou J
ARC Linkage Project ($316,781 over 2 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

International links

Italy. (University of Padua) co-supervision of a PhD student from Italy and collaborative research into Rett syndrome.
United Kingdom. (University of Wales College of Medicine) Sharing of patient samples and collaborative research into Rett syndrome.