Professor Scheffer has described many novel epilepsy syndromes and genotype–phenotype correlation. She recently led the first reclassification of the epilepsies in two decades as Chair of the International League Against Epilepsy Commission for Classification. Her awards include American Epilepsy Society Clinical Research Award and L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Laureate for the Asia-Pacific region.
In 2014, she was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and as inaugural Vice-President of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Professor Scheffer was awarded the Order of Australia and, together with Professor Berkovic, the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.
All welcome, see details:
- Time: 8.00 am registration for 9.00 am start. Drinks and canapes from 6-8 pm
- Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, adjacent to the BakerIDI Institute at 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, 200 metres east of the main Alfred Hospital entrance. See map.
- Cost: Free
- RSVP by Friday 25 September for catering purposes
- Enquiries: Catherine.Wong@monash.edu ph +61 3 9903 0640