A trained Clinical Neuropsychologist and NHMRC Principal Research Fellow. As well as being BrainPark's Founding Director, Murat is Leader of the Addiction Program within the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN).
Clinical Neuropsychologist and the David Winston Turner Senior Research Fellow. She uses a combination of neuroscience, neuropsychology and brain stimulation techniques to investigate the causes of mental illness and develop new non-medication treatments.
An international Psychiatrist, Leo is recognised as an expert in the area of obsessive-compulsive, anxiety and related disorders and biological psychiatry.
Examines the impact of neuroscience on our understanding and treatment of addiction and other compulsive behaviours, including the impact on: agency, identity, moral responsibility, the use of coercion and the capacity for voluntary control.
Oversees research projects using multiple-modalities of imaging methods (including structural MRI, functional MRI and MR spectroscopy) to understand OCD and addiction, as well as other intervention-related brain changes for these cohorts.
With a background in cognitive neuroscience, Rico leads the development of emerging cognitive technologies with industry partners, which aim to phenotype core cognitive and behavioural constructs across compulsive disorders and habits.
Lucy investigates the influence of lifestyle modifications, such as exercise and meditation, in modulating compulsivity-related brain functioning and cognition.
Focuses on unveiling the link between cannabis use and brain and psychological health. She studies the neurocognitive underpinnings of addiction and recovery, through structural and functional imaging methods. (PhD is in submission).
Coordinates the facility development, including policy and procedures, business management, and day-to-day operations. James is applying his experience coordinating research projects, to ensure that BrainPark operates as a world-leading research facility.
Works on operational policy development, research funding applications, governance, management decision‑making, change management, business planning and performance delivery/improvements towards the achievement of best practice research services.
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist, with a Bachelor of Exercise Science, Master of Exercise Rehabilitation and Master of Public Health, Sam has 9 years experience in treating predominately complex and chronic disease populations.