DR Andrew Morokoff

DR Andrew Morokoff

Positions

  • Brain tumours (Epilepsy, Neurosurgery)
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery (Brain tumour surgery)

Overview

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  • Andrew Morokoff is a neurosurgeon who completed training in Australia in 2006 and then continued to 2 years of fellowship training, in neuro-oncology at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA followed by a paediatric neuro-oncology fellowship in Paris, France. He also holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne in the molecular biology of brain tumours. In 2008 he returned to Melbourne to take up a combined clinical /research position as Neurosurgeon and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery at Royal Melbourne Hospital and was appointed head of the Brain Tumour Laboratory. The focus of the lab is brain tumour-associated epilepsy as well as molecular biology of brain tumours, especially targeted treatments and stem cell biology of glioblastoma. He has published a number of articles in high-quality peer-reviewed publications, has 2 upcoming book chapters in press and has presented his research work at international meetings such as the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. , 2011 -
  • Spine Society of Australia. , 2011 -
  • AO Spine Society. Member 2006 -
  • Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. Full Member 2006 -
  • Clinical Oncological Society of Australia. Clinical Oncological Society Australasia 2009 - 2010

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2004
  • MBBS, University of Melbourne 1994

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2006
  • Harry Ross Prize, RMH Surgical Research Symposium, 2003
  • Surgical Research Society of Australasia, 2003
  • Medical Postgraduate Scholarship, NHMRC, 2002
  • Research Scholarship, RMH Victor Hurley Fund, 2002
  • 'Sporting Chance' Cancer Foundation Scholarship, Raelene Boyle Foundation, 2002
  • RACS Foundation, 2001
  • Summer Research Scholarship, Australian National University, 1992

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Supervision

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