Sustaining a spinal cord injury is a life changing event that will have effects not just on the person concerned, but also on their family and friends.

QUT Health is pleased to announce a Spinal Cord Injury Travelling Fellowship named in honour of 2017 Australian of the Year Alan Mackay-Sim who received his award in recognition of his work on olfactory ensheathing cells from nasal mucosa for treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI).  The Fellowship offers support to health professionals to travel overseas and conduct work likely to improve clinical management, rehabilitation or social support for people with a spinal cord injury.

Applications for 2019 Fellowships open on 31st of July 2018. 

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