Dr. Michael Fahey is a pediatric neurologist and clinical geneticist from Melbourne, Australia. He is an associate professor at Monash University and is on the Faculty of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. In addition he is a neurologist for the Victorian Pediatric Rehabilitation Service, a multi-disciplinary diagnostic and treatment team in southeast of Melbourne and is head of Pediatric Neurology and Director of Neurogenetics at Monash Health.
As an active clinician researcher Dr. Fahey is passionate about early detection, treatment and cure of cerebral palsy. He is Chief Investigator in a number of grants exploring neuroprotection that are sponsored by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Gates Foundation. These studies include evaluating the neuroprotective possibilities of antenatal, postnatal drug therapies, as well as stem cell therapies.
Dr. Fahey has a strong teaching role at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is an examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He graduated from Monash University with honors and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians with specialist qualifications in pediatrics, genetics and neurology.