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Associate Professor Charles Malpas is a clinical neuropsychologist with special interest in epilepsy, neurodegenerative disorders, multiple sclerosis, and acquired cognitive impairment.

Charles completed his training in general psychology at The University of Melbourne.  He also gained his specialist qualification in clinical neuropsychology at University of Melbourne and a PhD in Alzheimer's disease research.  During his training, Charles interned at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, The Alfred Hospital, and The Royal Children's Hospital. 

After completing his training, Charles undertook a postdoctoral research position in paediatric neuropsychiatry at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, while also completing his neuropsychology registrar program in the epilepsy program at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.  He is currently a consultant neuropsychologist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital where he leads the Cognitive Neuroimmunology Unit.

Charles has extensive research and lecturing experience.  He is currently an Associate Professor in the Clinical Outcomes Research Unit (CORe) at the University of Melbourne where he leads the epilepsy and neurocognitive disorders research streams. He also holds an appointment as Associate Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, where he teaches neuroanatomy, psychological assessment, and cognitive disorders.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Biostatistics
  • Neuropsychology

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