Research Fellow - Imaging and Epilepsy Group
Dr David Vaughan
PhD

Dr Vaughan is a Neurologist and researcher based at the Epilepsy Imaging Division of The Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health. He is the Deputy Director at the Florey Node for the National Imaging Facility, and the Imaging Lead for the Australian Epilepsy Project.

His research employs clinical translation of advanced neuroimaging techniques for the understanding of epilepsy and for directing individualized treatment. His core expertise includes the acquisition and analysis of functional, diffusion, and quantitative MRI data in adults with neurological conditions. Dr Vaughan is an investigator for the ‘AFFECT’ randomised clinical trial to evaluate utility of EEG-fMRI in epilepsy surgery planning (NHMRC funded 2019-24). His work has also been supported by grants from Brain Australia, the Windermere foundation, the Australian Government Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and the Victorian State Government.

Dr Vaughan has authored 21 journal articles and 1 book chapter, which have received over 770 citations (Google Scholar).  He has presented invited talks and conference abstracts at more than 15 national and international meetings.  He is a reviewer for neuroscience journals such as Epilepsia, Human Brain Mapping and Nature Communications.

He is a neurologist at Austin Health specializing in epilepsy, where he leads the First Seizure Clinic and is a member of the Austin Comprehensive Epilepsy Programme team.

  • Location

    Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Austin
    245 Burgundy Street
    Heidelberg
    VIC 3084

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