Dr Maina Kava is a consultant paediatric neurologist at Perth Children’s Hospital and privately at Paedswest. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians . Maina is an active member of the Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology Society (ANZCNS). She graduated from University of Mumbai with several distinctions and a gold medal. She completed her paediatric training with a gold medal and paediatric neurology training from India, Australia, and Canada. She is a senior clinical lecturer affiliated with the School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia. Her special interests are paediatric neuromuscular and neurometabolic diseases. Maina is the state clinical lead for the mitochondrial flagship associated with the Australian Genomics Health Alliance and is involved in several clinical research projects.