Our Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee
Our Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee comprises some of Australia’s best and brightest leaders, researchers, academics and clinicians. Their role is to help guide the strategy to urgently disrupt the impact of childhood dementia on children and families.
Members bring to Childhood Dementia Initiative extensive expertise across the research pipeline. This ranges from exploratory research to understand disease, to therapy development and clinical trials, right through to clinical implementation and health system policy. Read more below about the remarkable experts on this committee who are dedicated to accelerating solutions for children with dementia.
John Christodoulou AM MB BS PhD FRACP FFSc(RCPA) FRCPA FHGSA FAHMS
Professor and Chair of Genomic Medicine at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and the University of Melbourne.
Nicholas J.C. Smith MBBS(Hon) DCH FRACP PhD(Cantab)
Consultant Neurologist and the Department Head, Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, at the Women’s and Children’s Health Network, South Australia.