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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Lecturer Field: Neurosciences, Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Research Interests Dementia is one of the top five causes of death in Australia with an increasing incidence due to an aging population. Significant evidence points to oxidative stress (OS) as a major underlying factor in brain cell degeneration. Unfortunately, it is not known at what stage of life this OS begins in humans or what behaviours influence OS in the human brain. As OS underlies brain...
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Associate Professor
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Head of Neurosciences Program and Peter Duncan Neurosciences Unit St Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research and Dept of Neurology St Vincent's Hospital Field: Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, Neurosciences, Cell Neurochemistry, Neurocognitive Patterns and Neural Networks
Research Interests: HIV related dementia: the pathogenesis in terms of neurotropic viruses and the host response in particular excitotoxins and other neurotoxins produced by the kynurenine pathway. Collaboration exists with several centres in the US, Italy, and Sweden. Alzheimer's disease and neural stem cells Broad Research Areas: Neurology, Neuroscience, HIV - AIDS, Clinical Research,...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Scientia Professor, Co-Director CHeBA, Director Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Field: Psychiatry, Aged Health Care, Geriatrics and Gerontology
Research Interests: 1) Prevention of cognitive decline and dementia - Maintain Your Brain, a randomised controlled trial aiming for over 4000 persons is underway; (2) Cognitive health and ageing: What predicts cognitive decline in older people? We have been following a population based sample of >1037 people aged 79-90 when recruited in 2006/07 in detail every two years in order to discover ...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Professor
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Senior Lecturer
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Professor
Research Interests: In the field of inflammation I have clinical and research interests. Clinically, I am interested in the consequences of inflammatory diseases on the CNS, vasculitides as well as treatment of connective tissue diseases. My research interests are in several areas including chronic inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. I am also actively...
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Postdoctoral Fellow Field: Neurosciences, Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Central Nervous System
Since joining the Lenroot Group at Neuroscience Research Australia and the School of Psychiatry as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, I have been engaged in the study of healthy and atypical brain development in children and adolescents using structural and functional MRI, as well as a variety electrophysiological techniques such as the electroencephalograph (EEG), cardiovascular and electrodermal...
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Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Senior Research Fellow (UNSW) Field: Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology, Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
RESEARCH AREAS: Post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety: assessment, cognitive processes, and treatment. Experimental and clinical investigation of dissociative processes: memory, trauma, and dissociation. Clinical and experimental hypnosis. Autobiographical memory in clinical disorders. ACADEMIC CAREER B.A. (Hons.), University of Sydney, 1983 M.Clin. Psych., Macquarie University, 1986 Ph.D.,...
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: Involved in research looking at the way vascular risk factors and vascular pathology effect the expression of various types of cognitive impairment and dementia, and in ways of preventing and treating these. Involved in research looking at the role cognitive impairment in precipitating and perpetuating homelessness in elderly people. Broad Research Areas:Psychiatry, Ageing,...