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Dr James Pang received his PhD in Physics from the University of Sydney and completed his postdoctoral training in the Brain Modelling Group at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (Brisbane, Australia). He is currently a Research Fellow at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, School of Psychological Sciences. His research employs a multidisciplinary approach that combines biophysical models, neuroimaging, and connectivity to better understand the mechanisms of brain function in health, disease, and across species.


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

Education/Academic qualification

Physics, Doctor of Philosophy, Physics-based modeling of brain hemodynamics and activity, University of Sydney

Award Date: 15 Feb 2019

Physics, Master of Science, Single Hodgkin-Huxley neuron dynamics and its implications to coupled and noisy neurons, University of the Philippines (Diliman)

Award Date: 24 Mar 2014

Applied Physics, Bachelor of Science, Applications of complex network analysis on neural systems and multilevel marketing enterprise, University of the Philippines (Diliman)

Award Date: 23 Mar 2012

External positions

Visiting Scientist, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Mar 2021 → …

Adjunct Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Aug 2020 → …

Honorary Fellow, University of Queensland

Jul 2020 → …

Research area keywords

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Neuroimaging
  • Networks
  • Modelling

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