Siobhan Schabrun

Research Fellow in Brain Plasticity and Rehabilitation, Western Sydney University

Dr Siobhan Schabrun leads the Brain Rehabilitation and Neuroplasticity Unit (BRAiN-u) at University of Western Sydney. Her research aims to increase our understanding of brain plasticity in health and disease, and to develop and test new brain based treatments in chronic pain, headache, Parkinson's Disease and stroke.


  • –present
    Honorary Senior Fellow, The University of Queensland
  • –present
    Research Fellow, Western Sydney University


  • 2009 
    The University of Adelaide, PhD
  • 2006 
    University of South Australia, B.Physio (Hons)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Understanding persistent low back pain
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council


2014 Fulbright Scholar; QLD Young Tall Poppy Science Award 2011