Professor Steve Vucic is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Director of Neurophysiology and Consultant Neurologist at Westmead Hospital in Sydney. After completing his training in Neurology at the Royal Prince Alfred and Concord Hospitals, he undertook further training in clinical and research neurophysiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston. Upon his return to Australia, he undertook a PhD thesis titled “Patophysiology of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis” under the guidance of Professor Kiernan.

Professor Vucic has received a number of research awards including the ANZAN Young Investigator Prize, the J.G Golseth Young Investigator Prize of the American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, The University of Sydney Medal for excellence in Medical Research, and most recently the M.A.B Brazier Young Investigator Award In Clinical Neurophysiology in 2010.