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Dr Alexandra Ure is a clinical psychologist and research fellow who has worked and trained in Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Aberdeen in Scotland. Alex is currently a senior psychologist within Developmental Paediatrics at Monash Children’s Hospital and conducts research within the Department of Paediatrics & Education Research at Monash University.  Alex also holds a senior clinical appointment with the Specialist Autism Team at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and is an Honorary Fellow at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.  Her research focuses on improving our understanding of children with neurodevelopmental difference and tailoring interventions to suit needs of the child and family.  She has a particular interest in working with vulnerable families and supporting children and families with anxiety. 

Education/Academic qualification


External positions

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Monash Children's Hospital

Aug 2019 → …

Honorary Fellow Manager, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

1 Jul 2017 → …

Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

1 Jul 201731 Dec 2019

Clinical Psychologist, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

1 Jan 2014 → …

Research area keywords

  • Autism
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Child development
  • Child psychology
  • Anxiety

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Research Output

Autism: One or many spectrums?

Ure, A., Rose, V., Bernie, C. & Williams, K., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 54, 10, p. 1068-1072 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Measurement properties of instruments that assess participation in young people with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review

Lami, F., Egberts, K., Ure, A., Conroy, R. & Williams, K., 1 Mar 2018, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 60, 3, p. 230-243 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced Cancer Incidence in Huntington's Disease: Analysis in the Registry Study

McNulty, P., Pilcher, R., Ramesh, R., Necuiniate, R., Hughes, A., REGISTRY Investigators of the European Huntington's Disease Network, Farewell, D., Holmans, P. & Jones, L., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Huntington's Disease. 7, 3, p. 209-222 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cognitive decline in Huntington's disease expansion gene carriers

Baake, V., Reijntjes, R. H. A. M., Dumas, E. M., Thompson, J. C., REGISTRY Investigators of the European Huntington's Disease Network & Roos, R. A. C., 1 Oct 2017, In : Cortex. 95, p. 51-62 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Neonatal brain abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder in children born very preterm

Ure, A. M., Treyvaud, K., Thompson, D. K., Pascoe, L., Roberts, G., Lee, K. J., Seal, M. L., Northam, E., Cheong, J. L., Hunt, R. W., Inder, T., Doyle, L. W. & Anderson, P. J., May 2016, In : Autism Research. 9, 5, p. 543-552 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)