Dr Duyen Pham

Dr Duyen Pham
 Position Research Fellow
 Org Unit Women's and Children's Health
 Email duyen.pham@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 7955
 Location Floor/Room WS8071.12 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
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    CategoriesMedicine & Medical Research
    ExpertiseI have a strong interest in uncovering the molecular mechanism(s) of early childhood neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) including epilepsy, intellectual disability and autism. I am currently driving research into the disease mechanism of girls clustering epilepsy, caused by mutations in the X-chromosome gene, PCDH19. Girls who have two X-chromosomes are affected, while boys with only one X-chromosome are not, opposite to what we would normally see with X-chromosome disorders. As a mother whose son had Autism Spectrum Disorder, these debilitating conditions are very close to my heart. I am committed to working towards translating research outcomes to benefit those children and families who are affected by epilepsy and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
    Notes2017- Award Travel Grants Program Robinson Research Institute, The University of Adelaide 2017- Committee Member of EMCRC Robinson Research Institute, The University of Adelaide 2016- Committee Member Adelaide protein group (ASBMB) 2016- Member of HGSA 2014- Award Best Primary Research Paper Centre for Cancer Biology, UniSA

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