Parkinson’s researcher charged with fraud

A Queensland Parkinson’s disease researcher has been charged with fraud after allegedly misusing grant money.

Dr Caroline Barwood (pictured) will appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court this week on charges including fraud, attempted fraud and general dishonesty after applying for grants from the National Health and Research Council.  

Dr Barwood was a co-author with Professor Bruce Murdoch of an October 2011 study into