Associate Professor Bradley Turner
BSc (Hons), PhD (Melb)

A/Prof. Bradley Turner is a NHMRC Dementia Research Leadership Fellow and Head of the Motor Neuron Disease Laboratory. He is a molecular neurobiologist who obtained his PhD in biochemistry at the University of Melbourne in 2005 and trained with Prof. Kay Davies and Prof. Kevin Talbot at the University of Oxford in mouse functional genetics as a NHMRC CJ Martin Fellow for 3 years.  He was recruited back to the Florey Institute where he established the MND Laboratory supported by a Stafford Fox Senior Research Fellowship.  

He has broad interest in modelling neurodegenerative diseases affecting the motor system using patient stem cell and animal models, spanning pediatric and adult motor neuron diseases.  He is a member of the National Health and Medical Research Council Grant Review Panels, Assigners Academy and MND Australia Research Committee.  

Key collaborators:

Prof. Kevin Talbot, University of Oxford

Prof. Kay Davies, University of Oxford

Prof. Jean-Philippe Loeffler, University of Strasbourg

Prof. Michael Spedding, Spedding Research Services, Paris

Dr Severine Boillee, Brain and Spine Institute, Paris

Prof. Neil Cashman, University of British Columbia

Prof. Uri Saragovi, McGill University

Prof. Steve Vucic, University of Sydney

A/Prof. Alice Pebay, Centre for Eye Research Australia, 

Dr Shyuan Ngo, University of Queensland

Dr Mary-Louise Rogers, Flinders University 

A/Prof. Paul Gregorevic, University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
    30 Royal Parade


Awards and achievements

NHMRC Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship, 2018
Stafford Fox Senior Research Fellowship, 2015
Inaugural Bethlehem Griffiths Research Foundation Young Researcher of the Year Prize, 2010

Research Papers

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