Dominic Rowe is the Inaugural Professor of Neurology at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University. He studied biochemistry and medicine at the University of Sydney, and then completed training in internal medicine and neurology in Sydney before completing neurology training at
Queen’s Square and Newcastle Upon Tyne.
His doctoral studies in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease were performed at Baylor College of Medicine and completed at the University of New South Wales.
Since returning from the USA in 1998, he has worked clinically as a neurologist and academic whose research focuses on the mechanisms involved in Parkinson’s disease and Motor Neurone Disease. He is the Chairman of the Research Committee of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of Australia and is the author of four textbooks and more than forty original articles. Dr Rowe is the Director of Macquarie Neurology that is situated in the Macquarie University Clinic and Macquarie University Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital owned and operated by Macquarie University. Macquarie
Neurology is a specialist neurology practice that sees more than 3000 patients per year from all over Australia and the Pacific Rim. The focus of the practice is neurodegenerative disease, although all general neurological conditions are managed in house.