Dr Jonu Pradhan completed her PhD (2019) from The University of Queensland where her research focused on the role of neurotrophic factors on hyper-excitable upper motor neurons in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. She continues her research investigating the effect of Kv7 channel modulators on synaptic transmission and M-current in ALS aiming to translate her findings into therapeutic option for the treatment of ALS.