New member of BDSRA Australia Medical and Scientific Advisory Board
BDSRA Australia is delighted to welcome an esteemed new member to our Medical & Scientific Advisory Board!
Professor Angela Morgan is an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow and leads the Speech and Language group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. She is also Professor of Speech Pathology at the University of Melbourne. Angela has over 20 years of clinical-research experience. She is passionate about improving the communication abilities of children with disabilities, to optimise their development and enhance life outcomes.
Angela currently leads the NHMRC CRE in Speech and Language which focuses on:
(i) identification of new gene pathways leading to child speech and language disorders,
(ii) conducting genotype- speech phenotype studies for rare genetic syndromes leading to more targeted therapies, and
(iii) elucidating the neurobiology of speech and language disorders using quantitative brain imaging techniques.
Please join us in welcoming Prof. Morgan!
Keep an eye out for upcoming posts – each week we will introduce and profile another member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board!