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Dr Nick Smith

Dr Nicholas Smith is a Paediatric Neurologist specialising in paediatric and adult neurometabolic diseases with a particular interest in the disorder of lysosomal function. 

He returned to Australia from his position with the University of Cambridge Lysosomal Diseases Research Group and clinical metabolic service to join the Department of Paediatric Neurology at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, where he maintains a conjoint academic appointment with the University of Adelaide, School of Medicine.

His clinical and scientific research interests focus upon defining the pathological mechanisms underpinning neurological forms of lysosomal disease, to inform the development of novel therapeutic approaches, including gene-based therapies for children and adults with lysosomal and related neurodegenerative disorders.