Richard Anderson

About

Richard Anderson

2000 NHMRC Menzies Fellow

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Dr Richard Anderson was awarded the NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellowship to study the key components and pathways related to the growth and guidance of retinal axons.

Dr Anderson will spend two years studying within the department of anatomy at the University of Cambridge in the UK and the remaining two years studying at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia.

Studied at: University of Cambridge; Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Current Biography

Richard graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Science with Honours in 1993. He went on to complete a PhD at the university focusing on 'Cellular and molecular mechanisms of axon guidance in the embryonic vertebrate brain'. Richard will use the Scholarship to spend two years studying within the department of anatomy at the University of Cambridge and the remaining two years studying at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. Richard's research will focus on understanding key components and pathways related to the growth and guidance of retinal axons.

Scholarship Year: 2000

Fields of Interest

Medicine