Dr Swee Aw

NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
Medicine, Central Clinical School


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Selected grants

2011

  • Optimising the Diagnosis and Management of Refractory Benign Positioning Vertigo; Welgampola M, Aw S, Halmagyi G, Halmagyi M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2008

  • Electrodiagnosis of vestibular diseases; Aw S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Career Awards: Research Fellowship; Aw S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Awards: Research Fellowships.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Curthoys, I., Aw, G., McGarvie, L., Halmagyi, M. (2010). Vestibulo-ocular responses to sound, vibration and galvanic stimulation. In S.D.Z. Eggers and D.S. Zee (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology Volume 9, (pp. 165-180). USA: Elsevier.
  • Halmagyi, M., Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., Curthoys, I. (2009). Impulsive testing of semicircular canal function. In Kimitaka Kaga · Arnold Starr (Eds.), Neuropathies of the Auditory and Vestibular Eighth Cranial Nerves, (pp. 93-109). Japan: Springer Science + Business Media.

Journals

  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Lehnen, N., Aw, G., Weber, K., Eggert, T., Halmagyi, G. (2013). Electrical vestibular stimulation after vestibular deafferentation and in vestibular schwannoma. PLoS One, 8(12), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Aw, G., Todd, M., Halmagyi, G. (2013). Enhanced Vestibulo-ocular Reflex to Electrical Vestibular Stimulation in Meniere's Disease. JARO (Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology), 14(1), 49-59. [More Information]
  • Taylor, R., Chen, L., Lechner, C., Aw, S., Welgampola, M. (2013). Vestibular schwannoma mimicking horizontal cupulolithiasis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20(8), 1170-1173. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Aw, G., Todd, M., Bradshaw, A., Halmagyi, G. (2011). Three-Dimensional Vibration-Induced Vestibulo-ocular Reflex Identifies Vertical Semicircular Canal Dehiscence. JARO: Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 12(5), 549-558. [More Information]
  • Bradshaw, A., Curthoys, I., Todd, M., Magnussen, J., Taubman, D., Aw, S., Halmagyi, M. (2010). A Mathematical Model of Human Semicircular Canal Geometry: A New Basis for Interpreting Vestibular Physiology. JARO: Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 11(2), 145-159. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Welgampola, M., Bradshaw, A., Todd, M., Magnussen, J., Halmagyi, G. (2010). Click-evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex distinguishes posterior from superior canal dehiscence. Neurology, 75(10), 933-935. [More Information]
  • Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvie, L., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, G. (2009). Horizontal head impulse test detects gentamicin vestibulotoxicity. Neurology, 72(16), 1417-1424. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Aw, G., Weber, K., Halmagyi, G. (2008). Gentamicin vestibulotoxicity impairs human electrically evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex. Neurology, 71(22), 1776-1782. [More Information]
  • Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvie, L., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, G. (2008). Head impulse test in unilateral vestibular loss: Vestibulo-ocular reflex and catch-up saccades. Neurology, 70(6), 454-463. [More Information]
  • Halmagyi, G., Weber, K., Aw, S., J Todd, M., Curthoys, I. (2008). Impulsive testing of semicircular canal function. Progress in Brain Research, 171, 187-194. [More Information]
  • Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvie, L., Pratap, S., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, G. (2008). Inter-ocular differences of the horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex during impulsive testing. Progress in Brain Research, 171, 195-198. [More Information]
  • Rosengren, S., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G., McAngus Todd, N., Colebatch, J. (2008). Ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (OVEMPs) in superior canal dehiscence. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 79(5), 559-566. [More Information]
  • Fahey, M., Cremer, P., Aw, S., Millist, L., Todd, M., White, O., Halmagyi, M., Corben, L., Collins, V., Churchyard, A., et al (2008). Vestibular, saccadic and fixation abnormalities in genetically confirmed Friedreich ataxia. Brain: a journal of neurology, 131(Pt 4), 1035-1045. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Aw, G., Magnussen, J., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, M. (2006). Click-evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex: Stimulus-response properties in superior canal dehiscence. Neurology, 66(7), 1079-1087. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Halmagyi, G. (2006). Latency and initiation of the human vestibuloocular reflex to pulsed galvanic stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 96(2), 925-930. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Magnussen, J., Todd, M., McCormack, S., Halmagyi, G. (2006). MRI of the vestibular nerve after selective vestibular neurectomy. Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 126(10), 1053-1056. [More Information]
  • Jáuregui-Renaud, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvey, L., Halmagyi, G. (2005). Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo can interfere with the cardiac response to head-down tilt. Otology & Neurotology, 26(3), 484-488. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Aw, G., McGarvey, L., Halmagyi, G. (2005). Benign positional nystagmus: a study of its three-dimensional spatio-temporal characteristics. Neurology, 64(11), 1897-1905. [More Information]
  • Halmagyi, G., Curthoys, I., Colebatch, J., Aw, S. (2005). Vestibular Responses to Sound. New York Academy of Sciences. Annals, 1039, 54-67. [More Information]
  • Lehnen, N., Aw, S., Todd, M., Halmagyi, G. (2004). Head Impulse Test Reveals Residual Semicircular Canal Function After Vestibular Neurectomy. Neurology, 62(12), 2294-2296.
  • Migliaccio, A., Cremer, P., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G. (2004). Vergence-Mediated Changes In Listing'S Plane Do Not Occur In An Eye With Superior Oblique Palsy. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 45(9), 3043-3047.
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvey, L., Migliaccio, A., Halmagyi, G. (2003). Effects of unilateral vestibular deafferentation on the linear vestibulo-ocular reflex evoked by impulsive eccentric roll rotation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 89(2), 969-978.
  • Halmagyi, G., Aw, S., McGarvie, L., Todd, M., Bradshaw, A., Yavor, R., Fagan, P. (2003). Superior semicurcular canal dehiscence simulating otoscierosis. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 117(7), 553-557.
  • Halmagyi, G., McGarvie, L., Aw, S., Yavor, R., Todd, M. (2003). The click-evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex in superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Neurology, 60(7), 1172-1175.
  • Migliaccio, A., Cremer, P., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G., Curthoys, I., Minor, L., Todd, M. (2003). Vergence-mediated changes in the axis of eye rotation during the human vestibulo-ocular reflex can occur independant of eye position. Experimental Brain Research, 151(2), 238-248. [More Information]
  • Karlberg, M., Aw, S., Black, R., Todd, M., MacDougall, H., Halmagyi, G. (2003). Vibration-induced ocular torsion and nystagmus after unilateral vestibular deafferentation. Brain, 126(4), 956-964.
  • Halmagyi, G., Aw, S., Karlberg, M., Curthoys, I., Todd, M. (2002). Inferior vestibular neuritis. New York Academy of Sciences. Annals, 956, 306-313.
  • Karlberg, M., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G., Black, R. (2002). Vibration-induced shift of the subjective visual horizontal: a sign of unilateral vestibular deficit. Archives Of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 128, 21-27.

2013

  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Lehnen, N., Aw, G., Weber, K., Eggert, T., Halmagyi, G. (2013). Electrical vestibular stimulation after vestibular deafferentation and in vestibular schwannoma. PLoS One, 8(12), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Aw, G., Todd, M., Halmagyi, G. (2013). Enhanced Vestibulo-ocular Reflex to Electrical Vestibular Stimulation in Meniere's Disease. JARO (Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology), 14(1), 49-59. [More Information]
  • Taylor, R., Chen, L., Lechner, C., Aw, S., Welgampola, M. (2013). Vestibular schwannoma mimicking horizontal cupulolithiasis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20(8), 1170-1173. [More Information]

2011

  • Aw, S., Aw, G., Todd, M., Bradshaw, A., Halmagyi, G. (2011). Three-Dimensional Vibration-Induced Vestibulo-ocular Reflex Identifies Vertical Semicircular Canal Dehiscence. JARO: Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 12(5), 549-558. [More Information]

2010

  • Bradshaw, A., Curthoys, I., Todd, M., Magnussen, J., Taubman, D., Aw, S., Halmagyi, M. (2010). A Mathematical Model of Human Semicircular Canal Geometry: A New Basis for Interpreting Vestibular Physiology. JARO: Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 11(2), 145-159. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Welgampola, M., Bradshaw, A., Todd, M., Magnussen, J., Halmagyi, G. (2010). Click-evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex distinguishes posterior from superior canal dehiscence. Neurology, 75(10), 933-935. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Curthoys, I., Aw, G., McGarvie, L., Halmagyi, M. (2010). Vestibulo-ocular responses to sound, vibration and galvanic stimulation. In S.D.Z. Eggers and D.S. Zee (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology Volume 9, (pp. 165-180). USA: Elsevier.

2009

  • Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvie, L., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, G. (2009). Horizontal head impulse test detects gentamicin vestibulotoxicity. Neurology, 72(16), 1417-1424. [More Information]
  • Halmagyi, M., Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., Curthoys, I. (2009). Impulsive testing of semicircular canal function. In Kimitaka Kaga · Arnold Starr (Eds.), Neuropathies of the Auditory and Vestibular Eighth Cranial Nerves, (pp. 93-109). Japan: Springer Science + Business Media.

2008

  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Aw, G., Weber, K., Halmagyi, G. (2008). Gentamicin vestibulotoxicity impairs human electrically evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex. Neurology, 71(22), 1776-1782. [More Information]
  • Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvie, L., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, G. (2008). Head impulse test in unilateral vestibular loss: Vestibulo-ocular reflex and catch-up saccades. Neurology, 70(6), 454-463. [More Information]
  • Halmagyi, G., Weber, K., Aw, S., J Todd, M., Curthoys, I. (2008). Impulsive testing of semicircular canal function. Progress in Brain Research, 171, 187-194. [More Information]
  • Weber, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvie, L., Pratap, S., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, G. (2008). Inter-ocular differences of the horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex during impulsive testing. Progress in Brain Research, 171, 195-198. [More Information]
  • Rosengren, S., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G., McAngus Todd, N., Colebatch, J. (2008). Ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (OVEMPs) in superior canal dehiscence. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 79(5), 559-566. [More Information]
  • Fahey, M., Cremer, P., Aw, S., Millist, L., Todd, M., White, O., Halmagyi, M., Corben, L., Collins, V., Churchyard, A., et al (2008). Vestibular, saccadic and fixation abnormalities in genetically confirmed Friedreich ataxia. Brain: a journal of neurology, 131(Pt 4), 1035-1045. [More Information]

2006

  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Aw, G., Magnussen, J., Curthoys, I., Halmagyi, M. (2006). Click-evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex: Stimulus-response properties in superior canal dehiscence. Neurology, 66(7), 1079-1087. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Halmagyi, G. (2006). Latency and initiation of the human vestibuloocular reflex to pulsed galvanic stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 96(2), 925-930. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Magnussen, J., Todd, M., McCormack, S., Halmagyi, G. (2006). MRI of the vestibular nerve after selective vestibular neurectomy. Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 126(10), 1053-1056. [More Information]

2005

  • Jáuregui-Renaud, K., Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvey, L., Halmagyi, G. (2005). Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo can interfere with the cardiac response to head-down tilt. Otology & Neurotology, 26(3), 484-488. [More Information]
  • Aw, S., Todd, M., Aw, G., McGarvey, L., Halmagyi, G. (2005). Benign positional nystagmus: a study of its three-dimensional spatio-temporal characteristics. Neurology, 64(11), 1897-1905. [More Information]
  • Halmagyi, G., Curthoys, I., Colebatch, J., Aw, S. (2005). Vestibular Responses to Sound. New York Academy of Sciences. Annals, 1039, 54-67. [More Information]

2004

  • Lehnen, N., Aw, S., Todd, M., Halmagyi, G. (2004). Head Impulse Test Reveals Residual Semicircular Canal Function After Vestibular Neurectomy. Neurology, 62(12), 2294-2296.
  • Migliaccio, A., Cremer, P., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G. (2004). Vergence-Mediated Changes In Listing'S Plane Do Not Occur In An Eye With Superior Oblique Palsy. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 45(9), 3043-3047.

2003

  • Aw, S., Todd, M., McGarvey, L., Migliaccio, A., Halmagyi, G. (2003). Effects of unilateral vestibular deafferentation on the linear vestibulo-ocular reflex evoked by impulsive eccentric roll rotation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 89(2), 969-978.
  • Halmagyi, G., Aw, S., McGarvie, L., Todd, M., Bradshaw, A., Yavor, R., Fagan, P. (2003). Superior semicurcular canal dehiscence simulating otoscierosis. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 117(7), 553-557.
  • Halmagyi, G., McGarvie, L., Aw, S., Yavor, R., Todd, M. (2003). The click-evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex in superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Neurology, 60(7), 1172-1175.
  • Migliaccio, A., Cremer, P., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G., Curthoys, I., Minor, L., Todd, M. (2003). Vergence-mediated changes in the axis of eye rotation during the human vestibulo-ocular reflex can occur independant of eye position. Experimental Brain Research, 151(2), 238-248. [More Information]
  • Karlberg, M., Aw, S., Black, R., Todd, M., MacDougall, H., Halmagyi, G. (2003). Vibration-induced ocular torsion and nystagmus after unilateral vestibular deafferentation. Brain, 126(4), 956-964.

2002

  • Halmagyi, G., Aw, S., Karlberg, M., Curthoys, I., Todd, M. (2002). Inferior vestibular neuritis. New York Academy of Sciences. Annals, 956, 306-313.
  • Karlberg, M., Aw, S., Halmagyi, G., Black, R. (2002). Vibration-induced shift of the subjective visual horizontal: a sign of unilateral vestibular deficit. Archives Of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 128, 21-27.

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