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About Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik

Qualifications:
Doctor of Philosophy – Southern Cross University, NSW
Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Griffith University, QLD
Bachelor of Science – Griffith University, QLD
Professor Sonya Marshall is one of Australia's foremost researchers in the area of neuroimmunology and has been instrumental in establishing the Public Health and Neuroimmunology Unit (PHANU) at Bond University.
Much of her work relates specifically to autoimmunity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers and she is regularly asked to speak to community groups on behalf of Queensland Health and NSW Health. Her research in the area of exercise immunology has also contributed to the body of knowledge relating to the effect of doping in sport and she serves as Sports Medicine Australia's national spokesperson in this area.
The vital research conducted by Professor Marshall has attracted more than $1 million in grant funding and she has produced 21 peer-reviewed papers, five book chapters and one provisional patent.
In 2008 Dr Marshall was joint leader of the Bond University team responsible for developing the the BioSMART program. The team was awarded a prestigious Australian Teaching and Learning Council Award (formerly known as the Carrick Award) for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning and for the quality of student learning over a sustained period of time.
Competitive Research Grants:
2009-2011 Queensland Government Smart State Science Research Grant:
VALIDATION OF NOVEL BIOMARKER PANEL FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME/MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS
Chief Investigator Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik
Value: $553.00.00

2008 Ramaciotti Foundation
Value: $30, 000
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Collaborations:
1. Queensland Health
Southern Area Population Health
Dr Donald Staines
2. Professor Oguz Baskurt
Chairman
Department of Medicine
University of Antalya
Turkey
3. Professor Herbert M
Professor and Vice-Chair
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Keck School of Medicine
1333 San Pablo Street, MMR 226
Los Angeles USA
4. Professor Nancy Klimas MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami USA
5. Jonathan Peake, PhD
Research Fellow
School of Human Movement Studies | Centre of Excellence for Applied Sport Science
University of Queensland | Queensland Academy of Sport
Brisbane, Australia

Positions

Present Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Griffith University
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Disciplines


Research Interests

Teaching Undergraduate Biomedical, Medical and Exercise Science students and Supervised/co-supervised 9 research students including PhD, Masters and Honours Students.

Honors and Awards

  • Women in Technology Biotech Rising Star Award, 2010



Contact Information

School of Medical Science,
Gold Coast campus,
Griffith University QLD 4222
Australia
Ph. +61 7 5552 8936

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