Senior Research Officer - Respiratory Neurophysiology Laboratory
Dr Davor Stanic
PhD, BSc (Honours)

Dr Davor Stanic is a senior research fellow in the respiratory neurophysiology laboratory. He has a broad research interest relating to better understand how the nervous system reacts to, and compensates for, injury. The major research themes within his group include: understanding and overcoming movement disorders that emanate from neurodegenerative disease; understanding brainstem mechanisms underlying swallowing and breathing coordination; identifying factors that regulate cell renewal in the adult brain; and mapping novel neurotransmitter systems in the brain. He has strong interest in recognising the underlying cause of neuron death in Dementia, Parkinson’s disease and Motor Neuron Disease.

Davor obtained his PhD (Monash) in 2003, followed by a 5 years postdoctoral research at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (Sweden), and returned to Australia in 2008. He has been the recipient of a Marie Curie International Fellowship (European Commission) and an NHMRC CJ Martin Fellowship, as well as NHMRC and philanthropic function throughout his career. He has >41 career publications.

  • Location

    Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
    30 Royal Parade


Awards and achievements

NHMRC CJ Martin Fellowship;
Marie Curie International Fellowship (European Commission)

Research Papers

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