Fellows - Intervention and Treatment

The following Fellows work in the priority research area of Intervention and treatment, aiming to ensure there are effective interventions to sustain independence and improve quality of life, and quality of care, and ensure there are new, innovative treatments to delay or prevent dementia progression.


Associate Professor Alaa Abdul-Ridha
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow
University of Melbourne

Targeting GPCRs to treat and prevent dementia

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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

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Ms Samantha Barton
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Researdch Development Fellowship
Monash University

The role of Oligodendrocytes in Frontotemporal Dementia

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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

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Dr Prashant Bharadwaj
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Edith Cowan University

Neuroprotective functions in autophagy regulators in Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Surabhi Bhatia
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of New South Wales

Role of Apolipoprotein D in Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotempoiral Dementia

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Dr Emma Burrows
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

The missing link: mGluR5 as a therapeutic target for cognitive decline in dementia

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Dr Sean Coakley
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Queensland

Discovering novel molecules that regulate axonal degeneration

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Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Queensland

Treatment of anxiety and depression in dementia

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Dr Andrew Ford
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Western Australia

Depression in dementia

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Dr Sandra Garrido
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Western Sydney University

Mood regulation using music: A community health strategy for improving quality of life in people with mild dementia

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Dr Rajesh Ghai
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Queensland

Towards targeting the endosome in Neurodegenerative disease

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Dr Alexandra Grubman
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

Anti-inflammatory copper complexes for treatment of Alzheimer's disease

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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

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Dr Manreena Kaur
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney

Can repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improve cognition and neuropsychiatric features in mild cognitive impairment and early stage Alzheimer’s disease?

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Dr Kristian Kempe
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship 
Monash University         

Novel targeted degradable multifunctional poly(vinyl-co-ester) nanoparticles for Alzheimer’s disease applications            

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Associate Professor Clement Loy
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship 
University of Sydney      

Longitudinal transcriptome profiles for people with dementia 

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Dr Erin McAllum
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne              

Investigating biometal dyshomeostasis in dementia with Lewy bodies

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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             

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Dr Kathryn Munro
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship  
University of Melbourne              

Protecting synaptic connectivity in Alzheimer's disease    

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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 

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

Treating Parkinson's Disease Dementia with Nanoscaffolds                        

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Dr Rachel Okolicsanyi
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Queensland University of Technology    

The role of proteoglycans in neurodegeneration

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Dr Lezanne Ooi
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Wollongong            

Neuronal membranes and connections in dementia: targets for intervention        

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Dr Christina Perry
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne              

The effect of chronic intermittent alcohol consumption on the precipitation of dementia.

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Dr Sarah Rea
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Western Australia 

How do mutations in autophagy receptors cause FTD and ALS?   

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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  

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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

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Dr Bingyang Shi
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Reserach Development Fellowship
Macquarie University    

New Nanoparticle Strategies for Efficient Delivery and Controlled Release into the Brain

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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

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Dr Brad Sutherland
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Tasmania  

Pericyte dysfunction limiting energy supply in Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Edwin Tan
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Monash University

Optimising the management of comorbidities in dementia: reducing disparaties and improving clinical outcomes

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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 

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Dr Rachel Wong
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Newcastle

Vasoactive nutrients to promote healthy ageing in postmenopausal women

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