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Dr John Lawson

Sch Women's&Children's Health
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9382 1658
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john.lawson@health.nsw.gov.au

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Dr John Lawson is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer with the School of Women’s & Children’s, UNSW Medicine.

Dr Lawson specialises in child neurology at Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Dr Lawson’s research focuses on enhancing the diagnosis and management of children with epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis.  Most recent publications have been concerned with imaging techniques in childhood epilepsy, the effect of epilepsy on quality of life and cognition, and targeted therapies in tuberous sclerosis complex.

Broad Research Areas:
Neurology, Paediatrics / Child Health

Qualifications:
BMed, Diploma of Paediatrics, FRACP, PhD

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:

  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Member of the Australian Association of Neurologists
  • Epilepsy Society of Australia
  • ANZ Child Neurology Study Group
  • Medical advisor to the Australian Tuberous Sclerosis Society

Specific Research Keywords:
Epidemiology, Epilepsy, Quality of Life Measurement, Tuberous Sclerosis, Child Health, Neuroimaging

Research
Field of Research (FOR) Tag: 
Paediatrics
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Neurosciences not elsewhere classified
Medical Genetics
Socio-economic Objective (SEO) tags: 
Child Health
Nervous System and Disorders
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Teaching & Supervision
Supervision keywords: 
epilepsy
Media & Expertise
Areas of expertise: 

Epilepsy; child neurology.

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