Head, Brain Autoimmunity Group
Kids Neurosciences Centre at Kids Research, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Brain and Mind Centre
Applied Medical Sciences
University of Sydney
A/Prof Fabienne Brilot obtained her PhD in Belgium and at the JD Gladstone Institutes, UCSF, USA. She then became postdoctoral fellow under the mentorship of Professor Christian Munz (currently located at the University of Zurich, Switzerland) at the Browne Center for Immunology and Immune Diseases headed by late Professor Ralph Steinman (Nobel Prize for Medicine 2011) at the Rockefeller University, USA. She was recruited at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney in 2007 where she started the Brain Autoimmunity group.
Fabienne is currently Principal Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, and her research focuses on immune-mediated brain disorders such demyelinating disorders and movement and psychiatric disorders. Her group aims to discover biomarkers and explores the autoimmune response in patients to improve their diagnosis and treatment.
Fabienne holds research funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia. She is the President of Neuroimmunology Australia and was the scientific chair of ISNI 2018, Australia. She reviews for many journals and is Associate Editor of Frontiers in Immunology and Frontiers in neurology, Section Multiple sclerosis and NeuroImmunology.
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