Associate Professor Cecilie Lander

Lander, Cecile



Area: Medical Specialists, Neurology


  • 1971 MBBS (First Class Honours) University of Queensland (UQ)
  • 1978 FRACP Registered Neurophysician
  • 1991 Clinical Associate Professor, University of Queensland (Neurology)
  • 2006 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh (FRCP Edin)
  • 2018 Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME)

Current Positions

  • 1979 Senior Visiting Neurologist Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
  • 1991 Clinical Associate Professor (Neurology) University of Queensland
  • 2014 Member Bellberry Human Research Ethics Committee
  • 1998 Co-Investigator: Australian Pregnancy Register for Women on Anti-epileptic Drugs

Previous Positions

  • 1971 – 1976    Resident, Registrar, Clinical Lecturer:  Royal Brisbane Hospital & UQ.
  • 1977    Neurology/ Neuropharmacology Registrar, Austin Hospital, Melbourne
  • 1978 Neurological Fellow, University College Hospital, London, UK
  • 1979 – 2018 Neurologist in Private Practice, 131 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane
  • 1994 – 1998 Associate Member of Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC)
  • 1995 – 2009 Member of the Australian Adverse Drugs Reactions Committee (ADRAC)

Current Positions

  • 1979               
    • Membership of the Australasian Association of Neurologists (ANZAN)
    • Membership Epilepsy Society of Australia (ESA), various Executive positions
  • 1991 Founding Member, Patron and Honorary Life Member of the Queensland Myasthenia Gravis Association.

Skills & Expertise

Dr Lander has 40 years of general neurological experience with subspecialty interests in epilepsy and headache. Throughout her career, she has also had specific interests in autoimmune neurology, movement disorders and in palliative care. She has ongoing research in the field of epilepsy.

Awards & Other Interests

  • 1996 Ordained Priest of the Anglican Church of Australia
  • 2003 Authorized Zen Teacher/ Roshi
  • 2003 The Centenary Medal of Australia for services to medicine
  • 2012  Flame Award presented by Epilepsy Queensland, for longstanding contribution to the medical care of people with epilepsy

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