Professor John Watson AM - Biography

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Professor John Watson, AM is Professor of Medicine in the University of Sydney, Associate Dean and Head of the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School, and Consultant Neurologist at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai, Sydney Adventist and The Mater Hospitals. For some six years he served as Chair of the University of Sydney’s Human Research Ethics Committee, and he has served on various NHMRC subcommittees and panels. His areas of expertise include the assessment and management of people with brain damage and cortical dysfunction, cerebrovascular disease and dementia, and the use of experimental methods including functional brain imaging such as PET and functional and high resolution structural MRI to study cognitive function in normal volunteers.