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A/Prof Anneke van der Walt is a Neurologist and a Principal Research Fellow at the Central Clinical School, Monash University.  She completed her undergraduate training in South Africa before relocating to Australia where she completed specialist training in Neurology and a PhD in Neuroscience under supervision of Professors Trevor Kilpatrick and Helmut Butzkueven at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include treatment of MS tremor, cerebellar dysfunction in MS, and MS cognition. She has additional training in neuro-ophthalmology and works as a consultant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. 

Van Der Walt Lab

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, Bionics Institute

1 Feb 2015 → …

Consultant Neuroophthalmologist, The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital (RVEEH)

1 Feb 2008 → …

Research area keywords

  • Neuroscience
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Optic neuritis

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Projects 2015 2024

Research Output 2005 2019

Anti-inflammatory disease-modifying treatment and disability progression in primary progressive multiple sclerosis: a cohort study

Lorscheider, J., Kuhle, J., Izquierdo, G., Lugaresi, A., Havrdova, E., Horakova, D., Hupperts, R., Duquette, P., Girard, M., Prat, A., Grand'Maison, F., Grammond, P., Sola, P., Ferraro, D., Trojano, M., Ramo-Tello, C., Lechner-Scott, J., Pucci, E., Solaro, C., Slee, M. & 7 others, Van Pesch, V., Sanchez Menoyo, J. L., van der Walt, A., Butzkueven, H., Kappos, L., Kalincik, T. & on behalf of the MSBase Study Group, 1 Feb 2019, In : European Journal of Neurology. 26, 2, p. 363-370 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Family planning, antenatal and post partum care in multiple sclerosis: a review and update

Van Der Walt, A., Nguyen, A. L. & Jokubaitis, V., 1 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Medical Journal of Australia. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

Functional neuroplasticity in response to cerebello-thalamic injury underpins the clinical presentation of tremor in multiple sclerosis

Boonstra, F. M. C., Noffs, G., Perera, T., Jokubaitis, V. G., Vogel, A. P., Moffat, B. A., Butzkueven, H., Evans, A., van der Walt, A. & Kolbe, S. C., 25 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Incidence of pregnancy and disease-modifying therapy exposure trends in women with multiple sclerosis: A contemporary cohort study

Nguyen, A. L., Havrdova, E. K., Horakova, D., Izquierdo, G., Kalincik, T., van der Walt, A., Terzi, M., Alroughani, R., Duquette, P., Girard, M., Prat, A., Boz, C., Sola, P., Ferraro, D., Lugaresi, A., Lechner-Scott, J., Barnett, M., Grand'Maison, F., Grammond, P., Ramo-Tello, C. & 26 others, Turkoglu, R., McCombe, P., Pucci, E., Trojano, M., Granella, F., Spitaleri, D., Van Pesch, V., Soysal, A., Oreja-Guevara, C., Verheul, F., Vucic, S., Hodgkinson, S., Slee, M., Ampapa, R., Prevost, J., Menoyo, J. L. S., Skibina, O., Solaro, C., Olascoaga, J., Shaw, C., Madsen, K. G., Naidoo, K., Hyde, R., Butzkueven, H., Jokubaitis, V. & on behalf of the MSBase Study Group, 1 Feb 2019, In : Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 28, p. 235-243 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Real-World Characterization of Dimethyl Fumarate-Related Gastrointestinal Events in Multiple Sclerosis: Management Strategies to Improve Persistence on Treatment and Patient Outcomes

Min, J., Cohan, S., Alvarez, E., Sloane, J., Phillips, J. T., van der Walt, A., Koulinska, I., Fang, F., Miller, C. & Chan, A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Neurology and Therapy. 8, 1, p. 109-119 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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