Fellows - Assessment and Diagnosis

The following Fellows work in the priority research area Assessment and diagnosis, aiming to coordinate and support diagnosis, and ensure that the accuracy and timeliness of assessment and diagnosis are continuously improving.


Dr Scott Ayton
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow
University of Melbourne

Novel mechanisms and diagnostic applications for iron in Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Sam Buckberry
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Western Australia

The role of the neuronal epigenome in natural brain ageing and the progression of Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Rachel Buckley
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

What can tau deposition tell us about the appearance of subjective and objective cognitive decline in older adults?

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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

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Dr Angela D'Rozario
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney

Sleep, plasticity and neurodegeneration: Targeting sleep to improve cognition in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

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Dr Xin Du
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

Investigating the synergistic role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and estradiol on parvalbumin0mediated cognitive function: relevance to dementia

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Dr Elizabeth Evans
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of New South Wales

Dementia in people with Intellectual Disability: A longitudinal study with a focus on translatable outcomes

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Dr Shaun Frost
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
CSIRO

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease using ocular biomarkers

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Dr Yifat Glikmann-Johnston
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Monash University

Spatial learning and memory in Huntington's disease

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Dr Mitchell Goldsworthy
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Adelaide

Combined TMS-EEG for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Leonardo Gollo
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

From brain maps to mechanisms: Modelling the pathphysiology of dementia

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Dr Mojtaba Golzan
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Macquarie University

Implications of retinal neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease

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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

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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?

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Dr Amy Heffernan
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

Investigating the iron proteome in Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Sharpley Hsieh
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney

Cognition in motion: Characterisation and evolution of cognitive dysfunction in Motor Neurodegeneration and Frontotemporal Dementia

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

Detecting Biomarkers of Brain Health in Dementia

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Dr Fiona Kumfor
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of New South Wales

Identifying novel markers to differentiate frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

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Professor Simon Lewis
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney      

Predicting Dementia and Parkinson’s in the Clinic               

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Dr Yen Ying Lim 
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

Genetic mechanisms that moderate effects of Aβ accumulation in preclinical Alzheimer's disease

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

Genetic Investigations for Prodromal Alzheimer’s disease 

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Dr Adam Martin
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of New South Wales 

Self-assembled hydrogels as a model for neurodegeneration  

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Dr Sivaraman Purushothuman
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship              
University of New South Wales 

Lewy bodies in patients with dementia – Determining common and unique mechanisms in relation to Alzheimer’s disease

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Dr Miguel Renteria Rodriguez
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute        

Uncovering the Function of Susceptibility Variants in Alzheimer's Disease: From GWAS to Cell-Type Specific eQTLs and mQTLs    

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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.      

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

Early diagnosis and intervention for dementia                       

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Dr Olga Shimoni
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Technology Sydney              

Investigation of zinc dyshomeostasis associated with aging and dementia-related disorders using novel nanodiamond-based markers 

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Dr Genevieve Steiner
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Western Sydney University

An investigation into the neural substrates of cognitive deficits in Mild Cognitive Impairment, and the mechanisms of action of a novel treatment 

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

Optimising speech assessment and treatment in frontotemporal dementia 

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Dr Andrew Watt
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne              

In vivo assessment of the role of aggregated tau in preclinical and prodromal Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Nawaf Yassi
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne 

Vascular Cognitive Risk Score: quantifying the vascular burden in Alzheimer's Disease 

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