Professor of Neurotrauma, Dean of Research Faculty of Health Sciences
Western Australia, Australia
A/Prof Lindy Fitzgerald is a neuroscience researcher at The University of Western Australia, leading a team of 12 researchers and students. Her research is focussed on understanding the nature of damage following neurotrauma. She uses this knowledge to design and test therapeutic approaches, including pharmacotherapies and nanotechnologies. Dr Fitzgerald has published 63 papers, holds a Career Development Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia, and leads two Project Grants. Dr Fitzgerald convenes the annual Symposium of WA Neuroscience, Chairs Departmental committees and is a founding coordinator of the Faculty Gender Equity in Science group and mentoring program.