Andrew Morokoff is a neurosurgeon who completed training in Australia in 2006 and then continued to 2 years of fellowship training, in neuro-oncology at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA followed by a paediatric neuro-oncology fellowship in Paris, France. He also holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne in the molecular biology of brain tumours. In 2008 he returned to Melbourne to take up a combined clinical /research position as Neurosurgeon and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery at Royal Melbourne Hospital and was appointed head of the Brain Tumour Laboratory. The focus of the lab is brain tumour-associated epilepsy as well as molecular biology of brain tumours, especially targeted treatments and stem cell biology of glioblastoma. He has published more than 60 articles in high-quality peer-reviewed journals, has 7 book chapters and has disseminated his research at international meetings such as the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.