2010 NH MRC/RG Menzies Fellowship
Susanna completed a BSc with First Class Honours in neuroscience and a Bachelor of Psychology from the Australian National University (2004). She received the University Medal in Neuroscience for her Honours research undertaken in the Neuronal Signalling Laboratory at the John Curtin School of Medical Research. She completed her PhD under the supervision of Matthew Kiernan and Cindy Lin in 2010 focusing on chemotherapy-induced neurotoxicity.
From Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Susanna took up her postdoctoral Fellowship in 2011 at the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London. She is working on the damaging impact of chemotherapy on nerves.
Susanna has several publications including two book chapters and has presented her research at national and international conferences for which she was awarded the Tow Research prize in 2007 and the Young Investigator prize at the Clinical Neurophysiology Workshop of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists in 2009.