NEU Research

Professor George Jelinek

Author of 'Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis', founder and Honorary Professor at NEU
MD MBBS DipDHM FACEM
Professor George Jelinek is the founder of the Neuroepidemiology Unit (NEU) within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at The University of Melbourne.

Professor George Jelinek is the founder of the Neuroepidemiology Unit (NEU) within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health a...

Associate Professor Sandra Neate

Head of the Neuroepidemiology Unit, the University of Melbourne
MBBS DipRACOG, DA(UK), Grad Cert Forensic Med, FACEM
Associate Professor Sandra Neate is a Principal Research Fellow and the Head of the Neuroepidemiology Unit at the Melbourne School Of Population and Global Health, researching lifestyle related risk factors in multiple sclerosis progression.

She has also been a facilitator at Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Events. Sandra is also a specialist emergency physician and has held sen...

Dr Nupur Nag

Deputy Head of the Neuroepidemiology Unit and Senior Research Fellow.
BSc(Hons), PhD
Nupur is a neuroscientist and Senior Research Fellow. Her research interests are modifiable lifestyle factors in MS and other neurological conditions, data linkage, and research translation.

Nupur is the Deputy Head of the Neuroepidemiology Unit and Research Fellow. Nupur completed her PhD in Neuroscience from the University ...

Dr Steve Simpson Jr

Epidemiologist and Senior Research Fellow
PhD, MPH
Steve is an epidemiologist and Senior Research Fellow whose research interest is modifiable lifestyle and other aetiological factors in MS and chronic illness.

Steve is an epidemiologist and Research Fellow whose research interest is modifiable lifestyle and other aetiological factors in MS and c...

Associate Professor Tracey Weiland

Clinical Psychologist and Principal Research Fellow.
BBSc(Hons), MPsych(Health), PhD, MAPS, FCCLP, FASLM
Tracey's research interests are lifestyle modification in MS and adjustment to chronic illness.

Tracey is a Clinical Psychologist and Principal Research Fellow. Her research interests are lifestyle modification in MS and how people a...

Maggie Yu

Research Assistant
BAppSc, MPH, MA
Maggie is a Research Assistant, with research interests relating to promoting health and wellbeing of people with chronic illness.

Maggie obtained her Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), Master of Public Health, and Master of Psychology from Deakin University. P...

Alexander Fidao

Research Assistant, NEU
MPH GD-Biostat BSc
Alex joined the OMS team in 2019 as a research assistant in the Neuroepidemiology Unit.

Alex obtained a Master of Public Health from the University of Melbourne, and also has a Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics. His research ...

William Bevens

PhD candidate and Research Assistant
BSc, MBSc
William is a current PhD candidate, focusing on e-health and lifestyle interventions in MS.

William is a current PhD candidate and Research Assistant. William lives in Melbourne, Australia and completed both his Bachelor of Scien...

Xin Lin

Research Assistant
BBmed, MPH
Xin is a Research Assistant, focusing on modifiable lifestyle behaviours and MS.

Xin is a Research Assistant, focusing on modifiable lifestyle behaviours and MS. Xin holds a BBmed and an MPH from The University of Melb...