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 Western Sydney University. Her research aims to increase our understanding of brain plasticity in health and disease, and to develop and test new brain based treatments for people living with a range of medical conditions.


  • –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