Dr Todd Hardy

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Concord Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9767 6416

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Biographical details

Dr Todd Hardy is a Staff Specialist Neurologist at Concord Hospital, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Sydney and Co-Director of the MS Clinic at the Brain and Mind Centre. He is Co-Chair of the NSW MS Clinical Trials Network and a Principal Investigator on a number of MS clinical trials. He is also Co-Editor of Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation.

Research interests

Dr Hardy’s clinical and research interests are in the field of neuroimmunology. His main focus is on multiple sclerosis, including atypical forms of demyelination, and other neuroinflammatory diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), especially Susac’s syndrome.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Reddel, S., Hardy, T., Blum, S. (2016). 10 Papers the World Forgot: A Critical Analysis of Scientific Progress in GBS. In Hugh J Willison, John A Goodfellow (Eds.), GBS100: Celebrating a century of progress in Guillain-Barre syndrome, (pp. 34-41). San Diego: Peripheral Nerve Society.

Journals

  • Mori, A., Agarwal, S., Lee, M., Rafferty, M., Hardy, T., Coles, A., Reddel, S., Riminton, D. (2017). A systematic checklist approach to immunosuppression risk management: An audit of practice at two clinical neuroimmunology centers. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 312, 4-7. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Corboy, J., Weinshenker, B. (2017). Balo concentric sclerosis evolving from apparent tumefactive demyelination. Neurology, 88, 2150-2152. [More Information]
  • Brownlee, W., Hardy, T., Fazekas, F., Miller, D. (2017). Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: progress and challenges. The Lancet, 389(10076), 1336-1346. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Reddel, S., Barnett, M., Palace, J., Lucchinetti, C., Weinshenker, B. (2016). Atypical inflammatory demyelinating syndromes of the CNS. The Lancet Neurology, 15(9), 967-981. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Tobin, W., Lucchinetti, C. (2016). Exploring the overlap between multiple sclerosis, tumefactive demyelination and Balo's concentric sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 22(8), 986-992. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Lee, A., Yiannikas, C., Chen, C., Reddel, S. (2016). Extensive postradiation ocular and diffuse cranial neuromyotonia mimicking myasthenia gravis. Neurologist, 21(5), 79-82. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Yiannikas, K., Hardy, T., Belaya, K., Cheung, J., Beeson, D., Reddel, S. (2016). Late presentations of congenital myasthenic syndromes: How many do we miss? Muscle & Nerve, 54(4), 721-727. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, S., Prelog, K., Barnes, E., Tantsis, E., Reddel, S., Henderson, A., Vucic, S., Gorman, M., Benson, L., Alper, G., Barnett, M., Parratt, J., Hardy, T., Merheb, V., Nosadini, M., Fung, V., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R., et al (2016). Radiological differentiation of optic neuritis with myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies, aquaporin-4 antibodies, and multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 22(4), 470-482. [More Information]
  • Stam, A., Kothari, P., Shaikh, A., Gschwendter, A., Jen, J., Hodgkinson, S., Hardy, T., Hayes, M., Kempster, P., Kotschet, K., et al (2016). Retinal vasculopathy with cerebral leukoencephalopathy and systemic manifestations. Brain, 139(11), 2909-2922. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Wang, C., Beadnall, H., Lagopoulos, J., Barnett, Y., Klistorner, A., Barnett, M. (2016). Wallerian Degeneration in the Corticospinal Tract Following Tumefactive Demyelination: Conventional and Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 43(5), 726-727. [More Information]
  • Rakusa, M., Cano, S., Porter, B., Riazi, A., Thompson, A., Chataway, J., Hardy, T. (2015). A predictive model for corticosteroid response in individual patients with MS relapses. PloS One, 10(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Beadnall, H., Sutton, I., Mohamed, A., Buckland, M., Barnett, M. (2015). Balo's concentric sclerosis and tumefactive demyelination: A shared immunopathogenesis? Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 348(1-2), 279-281. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., O’Brien, B., Gerbis, N., Barnett, M., Reddel, S., Brewer, J., Herkes, G., Silberstein, P., Garsia, R., Watson, J., Gupta, R., Parratt, J., et al (2015). Brain histopathology in three cases of Susac's syndrome: Implications for lesion pathogenesis and treatment. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 86(5), 582-584. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, S., Langguth, D., Hardy, T., Garg, N., Bundell, C., Rojana-udomsart, A., Dale, R., Robertson, T., Mammen, A., Reddel, S. (2015). Clinical course and treatment of anti-HMGCR antibody-associated necrotizing autoimmune myopathy. Neurology: Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, 2(3), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Buzzard, K., Reddel, S., Yiannikas, K., Riminton, S., Barnett, M., Hardy, T. (2015). Distinguishing Susac's syndrome from multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neurology, 262(7), 1613-1621. [More Information]
  • Buzzard, K., Meyer, N., Hardy, T., Riminton, D., Reddel, S. (2015). Induction IV cyclophosphamide followed by maintenance oral immunosuppression in refractory myasthenia gravis. Muscle and Nerve, 52(2), 204-210. [More Information]
  • Beadnall, H., Kuppanda, K., O'Connell, A., Hardy, T., Reddel, S., Barnett, M. (2015). Tablet-based screening improves continence management in multiple sclerosis. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 2(6), 679-687. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Reddel, S., Miller, D., Chataway, J., Riminton, S., Barnett, Y., Masters, L., Barnett, M., Hardy, T. (2015). The corpus callosum in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and other CNS demyelinating and inflammatory diseases. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 86(12), 1374-1382. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Miller, D. (2014). Baló's concentric sclerosis. The Lancet Neurology, 13(7), 740-746. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T. (2013). New developments in Susac's syndrome. Advances in Clinical Neuroscience & Rehabilitation, 13, 6-8.
  • Barnett, M., Hardy, T., Garsia, R., Halmagyi, G., Lewis, S., Harrisberg, B., Fulham, M. (2013). Response to Letter to the Editor: Susac's syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 314(1-2), 183-183. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Chataway, J. (2013). Tumefactive demyelination: an approach to diagnosis and management. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 84(9), 1047-1053. [More Information]
  • Femia, J., Hardy, T., Spies, J., Horvath, L. (2012). Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome following chemotherapy with oxaliplatin and a fluoropyrimidine: A case report and literature review. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(2), 115-122. [More Information]
  • Barnett, M., Hardy, T., Garsia, R., Halmagyi, G., Lewis, S., Harrisberg, B., Fulham, M. (2012). Response to Letter to the Editor: Susac's syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 314(1-2), 183-183. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Barnett, M., Mohamed, A., Garsia, R., Davies, L. (2012). Severe Bickerstaffs encephalitis treated with Rituximab: Serum and CSF GQ1b antibodies. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 251(1/2), 107-109. [More Information]
  • Ng, W., Chua, B., Hardy, T., Wechsler, D., Reddel, S. (2011). Bilateral homonymous superior quadrantanopia after traumatic attempts to remove a cockroach impacted in the external auditory canal. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 420-422. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Blum, S., McCombe, P., Reddel, S. (2011). Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Modern Theories of Etiology. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 11(3), 197-204. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Garsia, R., Halmagyi, G., Lewis, S., Harrisberg, B., Fulham, M., Barnett, M. (2011). Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor therapy in Susac's syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 302(1-2), 126-128. [More Information]

2017

  • Mori, A., Agarwal, S., Lee, M., Rafferty, M., Hardy, T., Coles, A., Reddel, S., Riminton, D. (2017). A systematic checklist approach to immunosuppression risk management: An audit of practice at two clinical neuroimmunology centers. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 312, 4-7. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Corboy, J., Weinshenker, B. (2017). Balo concentric sclerosis evolving from apparent tumefactive demyelination. Neurology, 88, 2150-2152. [More Information]
  • Brownlee, W., Hardy, T., Fazekas, F., Miller, D. (2017). Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: progress and challenges. The Lancet, 389(10076), 1336-1346. [More Information]

2016

  • Reddel, S., Hardy, T., Blum, S. (2016). 10 Papers the World Forgot: A Critical Analysis of Scientific Progress in GBS. In Hugh J Willison, John A Goodfellow (Eds.), GBS100: Celebrating a century of progress in Guillain-Barre syndrome, (pp. 34-41). San Diego: Peripheral Nerve Society.
  • Hardy, T., Reddel, S., Barnett, M., Palace, J., Lucchinetti, C., Weinshenker, B. (2016). Atypical inflammatory demyelinating syndromes of the CNS. The Lancet Neurology, 15(9), 967-981. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Tobin, W., Lucchinetti, C. (2016). Exploring the overlap between multiple sclerosis, tumefactive demyelination and Balo's concentric sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 22(8), 986-992. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Lee, A., Yiannikas, C., Chen, C., Reddel, S. (2016). Extensive postradiation ocular and diffuse cranial neuromyotonia mimicking myasthenia gravis. Neurologist, 21(5), 79-82. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Yiannikas, K., Hardy, T., Belaya, K., Cheung, J., Beeson, D., Reddel, S. (2016). Late presentations of congenital myasthenic syndromes: How many do we miss? Muscle & Nerve, 54(4), 721-727. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, S., Prelog, K., Barnes, E., Tantsis, E., Reddel, S., Henderson, A., Vucic, S., Gorman, M., Benson, L., Alper, G., Barnett, M., Parratt, J., Hardy, T., Merheb, V., Nosadini, M., Fung, V., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R., et al (2016). Radiological differentiation of optic neuritis with myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies, aquaporin-4 antibodies, and multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 22(4), 470-482. [More Information]
  • Stam, A., Kothari, P., Shaikh, A., Gschwendter, A., Jen, J., Hodgkinson, S., Hardy, T., Hayes, M., Kempster, P., Kotschet, K., et al (2016). Retinal vasculopathy with cerebral leukoencephalopathy and systemic manifestations. Brain, 139(11), 2909-2922. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Wang, C., Beadnall, H., Lagopoulos, J., Barnett, Y., Klistorner, A., Barnett, M. (2016). Wallerian Degeneration in the Corticospinal Tract Following Tumefactive Demyelination: Conventional and Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 43(5), 726-727. [More Information]

2015

  • Rakusa, M., Cano, S., Porter, B., Riazi, A., Thompson, A., Chataway, J., Hardy, T. (2015). A predictive model for corticosteroid response in individual patients with MS relapses. PloS One, 10(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Beadnall, H., Sutton, I., Mohamed, A., Buckland, M., Barnett, M. (2015). Balo's concentric sclerosis and tumefactive demyelination: A shared immunopathogenesis? Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 348(1-2), 279-281. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., O’Brien, B., Gerbis, N., Barnett, M., Reddel, S., Brewer, J., Herkes, G., Silberstein, P., Garsia, R., Watson, J., Gupta, R., Parratt, J., et al (2015). Brain histopathology in three cases of Susac's syndrome: Implications for lesion pathogenesis and treatment. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 86(5), 582-584. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, S., Langguth, D., Hardy, T., Garg, N., Bundell, C., Rojana-udomsart, A., Dale, R., Robertson, T., Mammen, A., Reddel, S. (2015). Clinical course and treatment of anti-HMGCR antibody-associated necrotizing autoimmune myopathy. Neurology: Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, 2(3), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Buzzard, K., Reddel, S., Yiannikas, K., Riminton, S., Barnett, M., Hardy, T. (2015). Distinguishing Susac's syndrome from multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neurology, 262(7), 1613-1621. [More Information]
  • Buzzard, K., Meyer, N., Hardy, T., Riminton, D., Reddel, S. (2015). Induction IV cyclophosphamide followed by maintenance oral immunosuppression in refractory myasthenia gravis. Muscle and Nerve, 52(2), 204-210. [More Information]
  • Beadnall, H., Kuppanda, K., O'Connell, A., Hardy, T., Reddel, S., Barnett, M. (2015). Tablet-based screening improves continence management in multiple sclerosis. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 2(6), 679-687. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Reddel, S., Miller, D., Chataway, J., Riminton, S., Barnett, Y., Masters, L., Barnett, M., Hardy, T. (2015). The corpus callosum in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and other CNS demyelinating and inflammatory diseases. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 86(12), 1374-1382. [More Information]

2014

  • Hardy, T., Miller, D. (2014). Baló's concentric sclerosis. The Lancet Neurology, 13(7), 740-746. [More Information]

2013

  • Hardy, T. (2013). New developments in Susac's syndrome. Advances in Clinical Neuroscience & Rehabilitation, 13, 6-8.
  • Barnett, M., Hardy, T., Garsia, R., Halmagyi, G., Lewis, S., Harrisberg, B., Fulham, M. (2013). Response to Letter to the Editor: Susac's syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 314(1-2), 183-183. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Chataway, J. (2013). Tumefactive demyelination: an approach to diagnosis and management. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 84(9), 1047-1053. [More Information]

2012

  • Femia, J., Hardy, T., Spies, J., Horvath, L. (2012). Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome following chemotherapy with oxaliplatin and a fluoropyrimidine: A case report and literature review. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(2), 115-122. [More Information]
  • Barnett, M., Hardy, T., Garsia, R., Halmagyi, G., Lewis, S., Harrisberg, B., Fulham, M. (2012). Response to Letter to the Editor: Susac's syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 314(1-2), 183-183. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Barnett, M., Mohamed, A., Garsia, R., Davies, L. (2012). Severe Bickerstaffs encephalitis treated with Rituximab: Serum and CSF GQ1b antibodies. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 251(1/2), 107-109. [More Information]

2011

  • Ng, W., Chua, B., Hardy, T., Wechsler, D., Reddel, S. (2011). Bilateral homonymous superior quadrantanopia after traumatic attempts to remove a cockroach impacted in the external auditory canal. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 420-422. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Blum, S., McCombe, P., Reddel, S. (2011). Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Modern Theories of Etiology. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 11(3), 197-204. [More Information]
  • Hardy, T., Garsia, R., Halmagyi, G., Lewis, S., Harrisberg, B., Fulham, M., Barnett, M. (2011). Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor therapy in Susac's syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 302(1-2), 126-128. [More Information]

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