Associate Professor, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University

A/Prof Jenny Ekberg, PhD, is a neurophysiologist at the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, at the Gold Coast campus, who leads a research team to determine how pathogens penetrate the brain and contribute to the onset of neurodegenerative diseases. She also leads a team developing cellular nerve bridges to repair nerve injuries including peripheral nerve injury and spinal cord injury.


  • 2017–2020
    A/Prof, Griffith University
  • 2016–2017
    A/Prof, Bond University
  • 2012–2016
    Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2008–2012
    Research Fellow, Griffith University
  • 2006–2008
    Research Fellow, The University of Queensland