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Professor Hunt is a Clinician Scientist working in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Monash Health. His research focus is in the field of Neonatal Neurology, Neuroimaging and Neurodevelopment; interrogating mechanisms of perinatal brain injury and neuroprotection. The goal is to reduce perinatal brain injury and improve long term outcomes, including further reductions in rates of cerebral palsy.

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

Medicine, PhD, The relationship of the neuroendocrine axis to brain development in infants less than 30 weeks' gestation, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 25 Aug 2007

Clinical Epidemiology, Master of Medicine, Low superior vena cava flow in the first 24 hours of life is associated with Neurodevelopmental Impairment, University of Sydney

Award Date: 16 Apr 2004

External positions

Director of Research, Victoria, Cerebral Palsy Alliance

1 Jul 2020 → …

Chair, Neonatal Sub-committee, Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) (Victoria)

1 Sept 2018 → …

Research area keywords

  • Neonatal brain injury
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • neuroscience

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