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Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Emeritus Professor
Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Associate Professor
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Lecturer
Research Interests: 1) Investigation of the role of oxidative stress and NAD metabolism on brain cell death and cellular degeneration. 2) Characterization of the effect of exposure to novel nutritional components (e.g. poly phenols)on the human cellular response to oxidative stress (in vitro and in vivo). Broad Research Areas: Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Inflammation Society Memberships &...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Professor Field: Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, Genetics, Epidemiology, Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Research Interests: My research is broadly focused on determining modifiable risk factors for the development of psychosis and mood disorders, using a combination of techniques from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, genetics, and more recently epidemiology. Major funded research themes include 'imaging genetics' investigations of psychotic and mood disorders, and population-level research to...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Senior Research Fellow
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Professor Field: Neurosciences, Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
I am the Professor of Neuroscience at the University of New South Wales with a major reputation in the area of pathology of neurodegenerative diseases. I work at Neuroscience Research Australia as a Senior Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (nationally-competitive full-time medical researcher since 1990), Head of their Ageing and...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Professor Field: Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Animal Cell and Molecular Biology, Cancer and related disorders
Professor Edna Hardeman is the Head of the Cellular and Genetic Medicine Unit in the School of Medical Sciences Research Interests The Cellular and Genetic Medicine Unit (CGMU) is engaged in a range of research activities that span the basic biology of the actin/tropomyosin cytoskeleton and how it regulates basic cellular functions such as signalling, migration, glucose transport, through to drug...
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Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Professor Field: Social and Community Psychology, Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
ABOUT ME   Biography My lab studies the psychology of motivation and emotion, employing social and neuroscience approaches. We are interested in the interplay of cognition, emotion, and motivation. This interest leads us to investigate topics such as approach motivation and emotions (e.g., anger, desire); attitude formation, maintenance, and change; the antecedents and consequences of...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Associate Professor Field: Psychiatry, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety, Epidemiology
Dr Samuel Harvey, MBBS MRCGP MRCPsych FRANZCP PhD, leads the Workplace Mental Health Research Program at the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales.  He is a psychiatrist and epidemiologist with a particular interest in the overlap between mental health, physical health and work.  After initially working as a general practitioner, Dr Harvey trained in both general adult and...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Associate Professor Field: Animal Physiology - Cell, Animal Physiology - Biophysics, Animal Neurobiology
Over the last 22 years Dr Head’s research has been in the general area of skeletal muscle physiology. In particular his interest has been in the area of the muscular dystrophies and studying the role of [Ca2+]i  in the physiology and pathophysiology of skeletal muscle. Dr Head’s laboratory has also performed substantial work on dystrophic mdx mouse cerebellum dysfunction. Dystrophin, the protein...