Professor Ingrid E Scheffer

Paediatric neurologist and Professor, Austin Health, The Royal Children’s Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

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My brilliant career

The advancement of women in medical research remains a challenge, but momentum is pushing through new frontiers for women in science

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Breakthrough: Medicinal cannabis and severe epilepsy

A major scientific breakthrough finds that a type of medicinal cannabis significantly reduces convulsive seizures in children with a severe form of epilepsy

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Understanding epilepsy

A decade-long mission to make epilepsy better understood has resulted in a new way of classifying the condition, promising more effective treatment for patients

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