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About us

Chief Investigators
Associate Professor Lisa Hui
Team Leader, Reproductive Epidemiology

Professor Jane Halliday
Group Leader, Reproductive Epidemiology

Professor David Amor
Group Leader, Neurodisability and Rehabilitiation

Dr Sharon Lewis
Senior Research Officer, Reproductive Epidemiology

Professor Sue Walker
Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Melbourne

Associate Investigators
Ms Fiona Norris, Victorian Clinical Genetics Services
Dr George McGillivray, Mercy Health
Ms Melissa Gratez, Mercy Health
Dr Matthew Regan, Monash Health
Ms Lucy Gugasyan, Monash Health
Ms Helen Kincaid, Monash Health
Dr Anand Vasudevan, The Womens Hospital
Ms Susan Fawcett, The Womens Hospital
A/Prof Jo Said, Western Health
Dr Jayshree Ramkrishna, Eastern Health

International Associate Investigators
Dr Brynn Levy, Columbia University, USA
Dr Ronald Wapner, Columbia University, USA

Project Officers
Jacqui McCoy
Cecilia Pynaker

PALM is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Australian government’s peak health research body. 

Ethics approval
The PALM study has received ethical approval from The Royal Children’s Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee (RCH HREC #60542) and Mercy Health Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC #2020-046).

Project Partners  
Victorian Clinical Genetic Services
Monash Health
Mercy Health
The Women’s Hospital
Western Health
Box Hill/Eastern Health

Please keep in touch
If you are participating in the PALM study and your contact details have changed, please let us know by phone, email, or letter.

Providing feedback to us
If you have any feedback about being in the study that you would like to pass on, we would be very interested to hear from you. Please phone, email, or write to us.