Researcher recognised in NHMRC grants

SimonLewis_100x135Dr Simon Lewis, Director of the Parkinson’s Research Clinic at the Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI), and a Consulting Neurologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, will receive $430,000 over five years for his research into Parkinson’s disease.

He has published extensively on the disease, particularly addressing symptoms that impact on the quality of life of sufferers. In addition to his research, he also sits on the council of Parkinson’s NSW and is now heading the first trial to evaluate community-based Parkinson’s nurse specialists in Australia.