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Dr Alex Ure
Dr Alex Ure is a Research Fellow and Team Leader of the Autism Research Team, positioned within Developmental Disability and Rehabilitation Research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the Dept of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne. Alex is also a Senior Clinical Psychologist within the Specialist Autism Team, Mental Health at the Royal Children's Hospital. Alex has pursued her interest in neurodevelopmental disorders in both clinical and research spheres for over 10 years in various clinical and tertiary settings, both in Australia and the UK. She holds a PhD and Masters in Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Melbourne.
- Senior Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health, Royal Children's Hospital
- Research Fellow, Dept of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne
Child development, neurodevelopmental differences including autism spectrum disorder and associated emotional and behavioural difficulties.
- UNIQUE Autism: An epigenetic approach to understanding differences between twins
- Understanding the causes of skill loss (regression) in children with autism
- Melton Developmental Differences Database: M3D
- Characterising neurodevelopmental disorders in children born preterm
Lami, F., Egberts, K.J., Ure, A., Conroy, R. (2017) Measurement properties of instruments that assess participation in young people with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, DOI 10.1111/dmcn.13631
Ure, A.M., Treyvaud, K., Thompson, D.K., Pascoe, L., Roberts, G., Lee, K., Seal, M., Northam, E., Cheong, J.L., Hunt, R.W., Inder, T., Doyle, L.W., & Anderson, P.J. (2016) Neonatal brain abnormalities associated with autism spectrum disorder in children born very preterm, Autism Research, 9(5):543-52
Treyvaud K, Doyle LW, Lee KJ, Ure A, Inder TE, Hunt RW, Anderson PJ. (2015). Parenting behavior at 2 years predicts school-age performance at 7 years in very preterm children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry,doi:10.1111/jcpp.12489
Treyvaud, K., Aldana, A.C., Scratch, S.E., Ure, A.M., Pace, C.C., Doyle, L.W., & Anderson, P.J., (2016) The influence of m ultiple birth and bereavement on maternal and family outcomes 2 and 7 years after very preterm birth, Early Human Development, 100:1-5
Treyvaud, K., Ure, A., Doyle, L.W., Lee, K.J., Rogers, C.E., Kidokoro, H., Inder, T.E. & Anderson, P.J. (2013) Psychiatric outcomes at age seven for very preterm children: rates and predictors, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54 (7), p. 772