Kay Double (B.S. Hons. Ph.D. Habil.) is a Principle Research Fellow at Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans both basic and clinical aspects of neurodegenerative disease, with a special focus on Parkinson’s disease. Her research interests include the vulnerability of selected neurons in Parkinson’s disease, as well as developing improved diagnostic methods for this disorder. More recently, she began investigating neurogenesis in the healthy aging human brain and changes in endogenous neurogenesis in Parkinson’s disease. Double holds a conjoint appointment in pharmacology at the University of New South Wales and is a member of the Medical Faculty at the University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, where she holds the Habilitation in neurochemistry. She is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neural Transmission, Parkinson’s Disease and Allied Conditions, as well as ISRN Neurology. Double contributes her expertise in Parkinson’s disease to the community as a Council Member of Parkinson’s New South Wales.
Biography Updated on 27 January 2011