Member IHMRI Board
Professor Gandevia trained at the University of New South Wales and the Prince Henry Hospital. He has broad research interests in human movement control and he has used a wide range of techniques to examine fundamental aspects of pathophysiology in human neuroscience and clinical medicine. His work often sits at the interface between medicine and basic human neurophysiology. His clinical work includes patients with neuromuscular disorders and those with spinal cord injury.
Professor Gandevia is one of the four Founding Scientists of the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute (in 1992), which was later renamed NeuRA. He has been its Deputy Director since 2005. He was also a founder of the 3T Clinical Research Imaging Centre and is an honorary Clinical Neurophysiologist at the Prince of Wales Hospital. He has an extensive publication record including being the only scientist to have published more than a hundred papers in the Journal of Physiology. He has served on many editorial boards, including the Journal of Physiology and is a long-time Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Physiology. He is currently on the Council of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.