Event on 03 September, 2022
AGM and Seminar: Dr Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, Immunologist and Researcher
Topic: An Introduction to current NCNED research;
including calcium ion channels, low-dose naltrexone (LDN), health economics, and the relationship between Long COVID and ME/CFS.
About Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik
Professor Marshall-Gradisnik is Director of the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Disease (NCNED), Griffith University, Qld and co-author of the International Concensus Primer for Medical Practitioners (ICC).
Professor Marshall-Gradisnik has been an advisor to numerous local and international government agencies, with sustained success as an independent researcher, drawing in $15 million to ME/CFS research over the past ten years. In 2021, she was appointed Program Director of Disability and Rehabilitation, Menzies Health Institute Queensland. She is currently leading a team of 30 ME/CFS researchers and clinicians.
Professor Marshall-Gradisnik is recognised as the world leader in NK cells and ion channel dysfunction in ME/CFS, which has been made possible through her pioneering technique of electrophysiology patch clamp.
NCNED’s priority is ME/CFS patients, with research primarily focused on priorities identified by the ME/CFS community. NCNED maintains a large clinical database and biobank for ME/CFS. This has supported publications on health economics, quality of life, and sociodemographic data. They are working toward a screening/diagnostic test, improved clinical guidelines, and effective treatments for ME/CFS, including pharmacotherapeutics and drug repurposing.
Joining the Seminar
Members will receive an email with the instructions on how to connect up via Zoom.
- Call opens: 1:30pm (time to acquaint yourself with Zoom)
- AGM: 2:00pm
- Professor Marshall-Gradisnik's presentation
- Question time
- Social catch-up
If you would like to attend the online seminar, but you are not currently a member, please join before 5pm on Friday 2 September. Membership is only $5.
Members will be able to access a recording of Sonya's talk, as well as the slides from her presentation, in Member Resources, soon after the seminar.
Last edited: 22 July, 2022