Fellows - Prevention

The following Fellows work in the priority area of Prevention, aiming to increase understanding of the Australian population’s risk factors and how they change over a lifespan, and ensure that there are effective interventions to reduce the risk, and lower the incidence of, dementia.


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

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Dr Gabriela-Oana Bodea
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Queensland

L1 retrotransposition: the missing link between genetics and environmental factors in Parkinson's disease?

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Dr Belinda Brown
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Murdoch University

The role of intense physical activity in protecting the ageing brain

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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

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Dr Timothy Couttas
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of New South Wales

Myelin lipid breakdown affected by Apolipoprotein E genotype: implications for Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

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Dr Shantel Duffy
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney

Neuroimaging insights to sleep-wake dysfunction in older adults 'at risk' of developing dementia

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Associate Professor Lisbeth Evered
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

Predicting perioperative cognitive disorders in the elderly based on cardiovascular risk, AD risk and new biomarkers

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Dr Paul Gardiner

NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Queensland

Stand up to dementia: Reducing prolonged sitting to improve cognitive function in older adults

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Dr Mark Greenough
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Melbourne

The role of copper hin Ubiquitin-dependent protein degradation in Alzheimer's disease

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Dr Camilla Hoyos
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney

Sleep-wake disturbances and cardio-metabolic dysfunction in at risk dementia: a novel pathway in neurocognitive decline

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Dr Simon James
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship?
University of Melbourne

Forging a new understanding of iron in neurodegenerative disease

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Dr Lisa Kalisch Ellett
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of South Australia

Medicine-associated dementia and cognitive impairement: identifying the problem, reducing the harm

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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 

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Dr Helen Macpherson
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Deakin University            

A multi-faceted intervention to enhance cognition in older people at risk of cognitive decline               

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Dr Christopher Moran
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Monash University         

Dementia in Type 2 Diabetes – studying causal mechanisms

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Dr Loren Mowszowski
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney      

Cognitive interventions for older adults at-risk of dementia and with early-stage neurodegenerative disease

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Dr Tuan Anh Nguyen
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of South Australia      

Development of a unified list of drugs associated with drug-induced cognitive impairment

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Dr Craig Phillips
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Sydney 

Improving Sleep to Reduce Dementia Risk            

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Dr Kylie Radford
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of New South Wales 

Ageing and dementia in Aboriginal Australians: promoting vitality, identifying decline and supporting communities               

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Dr Joanne Ryan
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship     
Monash University         

Comprehensive risk prediction models and presymptomatic biomarkers for dementia

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Dr Ashleigh Smith
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of South Australia      

Optimising exercise prescription for brain health in older adults at risk of dementia   

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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 

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Dr Rachel Tan
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of New South Wales 

Dual and multiple proteinopathies in neurodegenerative dementias - risk factors, prognostic indicators and clinical ramifications

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