Iona Novak

Iona Novak portrait

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Associate Professor Iona Novak is the Head of Research at Cerebral Palsy Alliance, University of Notre Dame Australia. Iona is a Fulbright Scholar establishing “Xcellerate” - an American-Australian Cerebral Palsy Stem Cell Research Consortium that pools collective efforts to find a cure. Driven by an internal belief that research and healthcare has the potential to change lives, Iona has pursued projects and roles with the greatest possible impact on children and families, including, leadership of the Australian Cerebral Palsy Register.