Pleasure and Pain

Current interests revolve around the interplay of touch and pain using psychophysical and in vivo electrophysiological (microneurography) techniques in healthy and patient populations.

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BMedSci (Hons), PhD

School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Australia

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Academic merits

  • Recipient of Western Sydney University Medal for Outstanding Scholarship (2009)
  • Awarded a place on Western Sydney University Dean’s Merit List for Academic Excellence (2006–2008)


  • Best Abstract Prize, European Pain Federation Congress, Spain (2019)
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology Eugene M. Farber Travel Award for “outstanding abstract” at the 65th Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin, US (2016)
  • International Association for the Study of Pain Early Career Research Grant (2014)

Teaching experience

  • I have extensive experience (>5 years) in conducting problem-based learning tutorials for medical students in their foundation (pre-clinical) years at Western Sydney University, Australia. I also delivered occasional lectures during my tenure at Western Sydney.


  • I hold an Adjunct Fellow position at Western Sydney University, and I am currently serving on the supervisory panel of two PhD students.

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