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


  • 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

  • Angwin, Anthony J., Dissanayaka, Nadeeka N. W., McMahon, Katie L., Silburn, Peter A. and Copland, David A. (2017) Lexical ambiguity resolution during sentence processing in Parkinson's disease: an event-related potential study. PLoS One, 12 5: e0176281-e0176281. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176281

  • 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

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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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