Marcus Stoodley holds B.M.S., M.B.B.S. (honors), and Ph.D. degrees. He works as a Professor of neurosurgery in the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Professor Stoodley graduated with honors from the medical school at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. After completing neurosurgery training in Australia, he undertook further subspecialty training in vascular neurosurgery at Stanford University (Stanford, Calif, USA) and the University of Chicago (Chicago, Ill, USA). In 1999, he worked at the University of New South Wales and The Prince of Wales Hospital, where he established a neurosurgery research laboratory. In 2008, Professor Stoodley joined Macquarie University. He has clinical expertise in neurovascular surgery. In addition, he has a special interest in Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, and spinal cord tumors. In 1997, Professor Stoodley was awarded a Ph.D. degree for his research on the pathophysiology of syringomyelia. He directs the neurosurgery laboratory at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine and continues research on syringomyelia as well as developing new biological treatments for brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). He has produced more than 100 publications and has supervised over 15 research students. Professor Stoodley is the 2012 John Mitchell Crouch Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), the premier research award of the RACS, given for making an outstanding contribution to the advancement of surgery or to fundamental scientific research. He is also the 2012 Eccles Lecturer (Australian Neuroscience Society and Neurosurgical Society of Australasia).
Biography Updated on 5 February 2013