Michael James has kindly chaired Committee H since its establishment in May this year, in addition to his regular Committee C Chair role.

Bellberry are now delighted to announce that Associate Prof Mark Slee, of Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre, has been appointed as the dedicated Chair for Committee H.

Mark is a senior consultant neurologist and clinical academic at Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University. Mark’s main clinical interest is in immune mediated nervous system disease, especially multiple sclerosis. He completed fellowships in Oxford, UK, and Austin Hospital, Melbourne in clinical neuroimmunology and neurophysiology. Mark established the Flinders MS service in 2007, which has grown into one of the largest services of its kind in SA, combining basic and clinical research with clinical care. Mark was the inaugural Chair, Australian MS Clinical Trials Network and he served on the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network ethics committee from 2007 to 2013.  He is current Vice-Chair of MS Research Australia grants management committee and has had recent roles as Associate Dean, Director of the Flinders MD and Associate Dean, Head of Medical Science and Technology at Flinders University.

Mark’s work history and academic output can be viewed at http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4323-2453 .