Professor Peter Silburn

Director Education & Clinical

Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation
Queensland Brain Institute
+61 7 3839 3688



  • 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


  • Subramanian, Hari H., Huang, Zheng-Gui, Silburn, Peter A. , Balnave, Ron J. and Holstege, Gert (2017) The physiological motor patterns produced by neurons in the nucleus retroambiguus in the rat and their modulation by vagal, peripheral chemosensory and nociceptive stimulation. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, . doi:10.1002/cne.24318

  • Waak, Michaela, Mohammad, Shekeeb S., Coman, David, Sinclair, Kate, Copeland, Lisa, Silburn, Peter, Coyne, Terry, McGill, Jim, O'Regan, Mary, Selway, Richard, Symonds, Joseph, Grattan-Smith, Padraic, Lin, Jean-Pierre, Dale, Russell C. and Malone, Stephen (2017) GNAO1-related movement disorder with life-threatening exacerbations: movement phenomenology and response to DBS. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, . doi:10.1136/jnnp-2017-315653

  • Puschmann, Andreas, Fiesel, Fabienne C., Caulfield, Thomas R., Hudec, Roman, Ando, Maya, Truban, Dominika, Hou, Xu, Ogaki, Kotaro, Heckman, Michael G., James, Elle D., Swanberg, Maria, Jimenez-Ferrer, Itzia, Hansson, Oskar, Opala, Grzegorz, Siuda, Joanna, Boczarska-Jedynak, Magdalena, Friedman, Andrzej, Koziorowski, Dariusz, Rudzinska-Bar, Monika, Aasly, Jan O., Lynch, Timothy, Mellick, George D., Mohan, Megha, Silburn, Peter A., Sanotsky, Yanosh, Vilarino-Guell, Carles, Farrer, Matthew J., Chen, Li, Dawson, Valina L., Dawson, Ted M., Wszolek, Zbigniew K., Ross, Owen A. and Springer, Wolfdieter (2017) Reply: Heterozygous PINK1 p.G411S in rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder. Brain, 140 6: . doi:10.1093/brain/awx077

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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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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision