Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellows

The purpose of the Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowships Scheme is to expand leadership in dementia research, by supporting mid-career researchers to transition to leadership positions.


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Associate Professor Thomas Astell-Burt
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellow
University of Wollongong

Do urban green spaces help to reduce incidence of Alzheimer's and associated risk factors? Multilevel longitudinal study of 267,153 adults with 15 years of follow-up

View Professor Astell-Burt research profile here. 

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Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellow
University of Melbourne

Cognition-oriented treatments for older adults on the spectrum from cognitive health to dementia: Improving methodologies and outcomes

View Dr Bahar-Fuchs' research profile here.

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Associate Professor Simon Bell
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
Monash University

Optimising medicine regimens for people with dementia: amintaining function, maximising quality of life and preventing adverse events

View Associate Professor Bell's research profile here.

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Dr Michele Callisaya
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Tasmania

Improving the health of older Australians at risk of dementia - the role of phyiscal function and exercise

View Dr Callisaya's research profile here.

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Associate Professor Mariko Carey
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Newcastle

Improving outcomes for community dwelling people with dementia and their support persons

View Associate Professor Carey's research profile here.

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Associate Professor Tracy Comans
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Queensland

Ensuring the sustainability of care for people wi th dementia now and into the future

View Associate Professor Comans' research profile here.

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Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Queensland

Treatment of anxiety and depression in dementia

View Dr Dissanayaka's research profile here.

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Dr Carol Dobson-Stone
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Sydney

Discovery of novel nuerodegeneration genes via next-generation sequencing technologies asnd high-throughput cellular assays

View Dr Dobson-Stone's research profile here.

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Dr Danijela Gnjidic
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Sydney

Optimising pharmaceutical care for people with dementia in acute care settings

View Dr Gnjidic's research profile here.

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Dr Veer Bala Gupta
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
Edith Cowan University

Establishing a blood-based biomarker panel for pre-clinical Alzheimer's disease

View Dr Gupta's research profile here.

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Dr Vivek Gupta
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
Macquarie University

What is the effect of Alzheimer's disease on eyes and can ocular changes be used as a biomarker for Alzheimer's disease?

View Dr Gupta's research profile here.

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Associate Professor Kate Hoy
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
Monash University

Development of novel therapeutics for dementia: Investigating tailored brain stimulation approaches for dementia prevention and treatment

View Associate Professor Hoy's research profile here.

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Dr Hannah Keage
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of South Australia      

Vascular contributions to dementia: prevention in those at high-risk 

View Dr Keage's research profile here.

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Associate Professor Anna King
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Tasmania  

Detecting Biomarkers of Brain Health in Dementia

View Associate Professor King's research profile here.

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Dr Tobias Loetscher
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of South Australia      

Visual exploration in dementia              

View Dr Loetscher's research profile here.

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Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Sydney      

Rehabilitation for people with dementia           

View Associate Professor Low's research profile here.

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Dr Michelle Lupton
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship 
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute        

Genetic Investigations for Prodromal Alzheimer’s disease 

View Dr Lupton's research profile here.

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Dr Rodrigo Medeiros
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Queensland            

Targeting inflammation as a biomarker and treatment for Alzheimer's disease             

View Dr Medeiros' research profile here.

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Professor Sharon Naismith
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Sydney      

Novel assessment and intervention for dementia: an inter-disciplinary translational approach 

View Professor Naismith's research profile here.

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Associate Professor David Nisbet
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
Australian National University   

Treating Parkinson's Disease Dementia with Nanoscaffolds                        

View Associate Professor Nisbet's research profile here.

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Dr Lezanne Ooi
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Wollongong            

Neuronal membranes and connections in dementia: targets for intervention        

View Dr Ooi's research profile here.

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Dr Craig Phillips
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Sydney 

Improving Sleep to Reduce Dementia Risk            

View Dr Phillips' research profile here.

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Dr Thibault Renoir
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Gene-environment interactions in Dementia  

View Dr Renoir's research profile here.

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Dr Blaine Roberts
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Development of blood-based biomarkers for the early detection of brain amyloid and the investigation of the natural history of Alzheimer’s Disease.      

View Dr Roberts' research profile here.

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Associate Professor Gail Robinson
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship             
University of Queensland            

Early diagnosis and intervention for dementia                       

View Associate Professor Robinson's research profile here.

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Dr Joanne Ryan
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship     
Monash University         

Comprehensive risk prediction models and presymptomatic biomarkers for dementia

View Dr Ryan's research profile here.

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Dr Daniel Scott
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Targeting GPCRs to treat and prevent dementia

View Dr Scott's research profile here.

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Dr Nicole Smith
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Western Australia 

Targeting G-quadruplex DNA as a novel therapeutic strategy for Alzheimer’s and Frontotemporal Dementia

View Dr Smith's research profile here.

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Dr Brad Sutherland
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Tasmania  

Pericyte dysfunction limiting energy supply in Alzheimer's disease

View Dr Sutherland's research profile here.

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Dr Ryusuke Takechi
Boosting Dementia Resesarch Leadership Fellowship
Curtin University of Technology

Dementia associated to diabetes: prevention through the modulation of cerebrovascular integrity 

View Dr Takechi's research profile here.

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Dr Bradley Turner
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Restoring defective protein homeostasis in frontotemporal dementia 

View Dr Turner's research profile here.

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Associate Professor Adam Vogel
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Melbourne

Optimising speech assessment and treatment in frontotemporal dementia 

View Associate Professor Vogel's research profile here.

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