Professor Peter Silburn

Director Education & Clinical

Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation
Queensland Brain Institute



  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle


  • Dissanayaka, Nadeeka N. W., Au, Tiffany R., Angwin, Anthony J., O’Sullivan, John D., Byrne, Gerard J., Silburn, Peter A., Rodney Marsh, Mellick, George D. and Copland, David A. (2017) N400 and emotional word processing in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychology, . doi:10.1037/neu0000333

  • Conway, Zachary J., Silburn, Peter A., Blackmore, Tim and Cole, Michael H. (2017) Evidence of compensatory joint kinetics during stair ascent and descent in Parkinson's disease. Gait and Posture, 52 33-39. doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.11.017

  • Weegink, Kristian James, Bellette, Paul A., Varghese, John J. , Silburn, Peter A., Meehan, Paul A. and Bradley, Andrew P. (2017) A parametric simulation of neuronal noise from microelectrode recordings. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 25 1: 1-10. doi:10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2573318

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Book Chapter

  • Murdoch, B. E., Whelan, B., Theodoros, D. G. and Silburn, P. (2003). Subcortical aphasia: Evidence from stereotactic surgical lesions. In I. Papathanasiou and R. de Bleser (Ed.), The Sciences of Aphasia: From Therapy to Theory 1 ed. (pp. 65-92) UK: Elsevier.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision