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DR Radwa Badawy




  • Dr Radwa Badawy is an Epilepsy Fellow and Clinical Neurophysiologist at the Department of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital. Her PhD, titled "Cortical excitability and epilepsy; insights into the pathophysiology," involved doing electrophysiological studies of patients with epilepsy in order to measure the interactions between neurons in the brain. 



Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • 2012-2015: NHMRC Early Career Fellowship: Cortical Excitability and Epilepsy, $354,892

    2011-2013: NHMRC Project Grant: CIA: Boyd R, Ziviani, J, Abbott D, Stephen, R Macdonell R. AIA: Jackson G, Badawy R, Ware R, Sakzewski L, Guzzetta A., 'COMBIT: Randomized controlled trial of novel upper neurorehabilitation for congenital hemiplegia, $469,793 

    2011: Pfizer Neuroscience Research Grant. 'Epilepsy; Is it an inherent network of cortical hyper-excitability?', $33K

    2006-2009: Postgraduate Studentship, Centre of Clinical Research Excellence   


Education and training

  • PHD,
  • DPhil, University of Melbourne 2009
  • MSc, University of Cairo 2001
  • MBBCh, University of Cairo 1997

Awards and honors

  • Gayle Arnold Award for the Best Scientific Paper, The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, 2011
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in a PhD Thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2010
  • Commendation for the Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research, Victorian Government, 2010
  • Chancellor's Prize of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences for Excellence in the PhD thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2010
  • Young Investigator Award, International Epilepsy Congress, 2007
  • Young Investigator Award, ANZAN Clinical Neurophysiology Workshop, Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, 2007