Professor Trevor Kilpatrick

Director and Group Head

Parkville Campus
30 Royal Parade
Parkville Victoria 3052

Professor Trevor Kilpatrick


Professor Trevor Kilpatrick leads a group of scientists focused on the molecular and cellular neuroscience of myelination, demyelinating disease and neural regeneration, as well as the aetiology and pathogenesis of MS.

His experience leading translational projects that involve deep collaborative interactions between biologists, molecular geneticists, imaging scientists, clinical researchers, epidemiologists and bioinformaticians means he can provide valuable oversight for proposed research.

Professor Kilpatrick is passionate about translating scientific research into tangible patient outcomes and demonstrated healthcare advancements.

Career highlights

  • Co-founder of the Ausimmune Consortium
  • Founder of the ANZgene Consortium
  • Established the MS Research Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
  • Supervised 15 PhD students to completion and 11 postdoctoral fellows.

Research publications


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