Scientist Justin Yerbury wrote a memoir with his eyes in latest remarkable feat

Kate McIlwain
Updated April 26 2023 - 2:35pm, first published April 25 2023 - 3:00pm
An an online event organised by UOW this week, Professor Yerbury's upcoming memoir and scientific research was lauded by his friends and colleagues.
An an online event organised by UOW this week, Professor Yerbury's upcoming memoir and scientific research was lauded by his friends and colleagues.

Professor Justin Yerbury is 99 per cent paralysed from motor neurone disease and can move only his eyes, but this hasn't stopped him from recording his remarkable life story.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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