Ageing

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Altered functional and phenotypic characteristics following treatment of age-related macular degeneration Ben J. Gu Medicine and Radiology Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Alzheimer’s diseases modelling with human cerebral organoids Alice Pebay
Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Anxiety and neurodegeneration in preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease Cassandra Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Bioenergetics in the optic nerve Peter van Wijngaarden Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Can machine learning improve the diagnostic prediction of imaging measures in dementia and epilepsy? Vijay Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Master of Biomedical Science
Characteristics associated with drug-related hospital admissions in older patients Elizabeth Medicine and Radiology Honours
Characterization of Osteosarcopenia in Older Persons: A Bench to Bedside Approach Characterization of Osteosarcopenia in Older Persons: A Bench to Bedside Approach David Scott Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Cognitive impairment and its interference with Activities of Daily Living Julian Sacre Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
COMPUFALLS: Computer-Based System to Early Detect Risk of Falling in Older People: An International Collaborative Study Gustavo Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Diagnostic accuracy of a screening tool to identify patients at risk of sarcopenia Esmee M. Reijnierse Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Do individuals age in the same way? Inter- and intra-individual pattern of diseases accumulation Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Early detection of cognitive decline and disease Stephen Campbell Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
EMPOWER the power of human muscle Kwang Lim Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Enabling treatment trials of atrophic age-related macular degeneration Zhichao Wu Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Examining neuropsychological trajectories using data collected from a longitudinal study Alex Gorelik Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Exploiting IPads for vision self-monitoring in age-related macular degeneration Zhichao Wu Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Gait, Cognition and Decline (The GOOD Project) Gustavo Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Goal-directed cognitive rehabilitation for self-management in older diabetic adults Alex Bahar-Fuchs Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Identification of protective pathways in mitochondrial disease: what protects retinal cells from Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy? Isabel Lopez Sanchez Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Investigating the effects of GM-CSF and M-CSF derived human macrophages on phagocytosing P. falciparum infected erythrocytes and cytokine production Adrian Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Iron and Fatigue Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Life-long exposures for Healthy Ageing Alex Gorelik Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Lifestyle Factors for Healthy Ageing Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Meta-cognition training in older adults with subjective cognitive decline Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Psychiatry PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Methodological quality and evidence synthesis in cognitive interventions for the prevention of dementia in older adults Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Amit Lampit
Psychiatry Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Mid-Thigh Bone and Muscle Mass Measurements as an Assessment Tool for Diagnosis of Osteoporosis/penia, Sarcopenia and Osteosarcopenia: A Longitudinal Validation Study Ebrahim Bani Hassan Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Multimorbidity and ageing women Alex Gorelik Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Neuroprotective electrical stimulation in retinal and optical nerve disease Carla Abbott
Chi Luu
Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Novel biological marker combinations to determine physical biological age Camilla Tuttle Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Novel senescence markers predicting chemotherapy related toxicity and treatment outcome in older lung cancer patients Claire Maddison Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Novel Ways of Detecting and Managing Chronic Diseases (Chronic Kidney Disease/ Diabetes/Cardiovascular Disease) in Primary Care Craig Nelson Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research
Nutritional needs of hospitalized older patients admitted to geriatric rehabilitation wards Esmee M. Reijnierse Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Olfactory-focused cognitive training Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Psychiatry PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Osteosarcopenia in Older Adults Attending a Fracture Liaison Service David Scott Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Physical Activities for Healthy Ageing Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Predicting Disability and Frailty in Older Persons: The Western Osteosarcopenia and Frailty (WOSF) Study Lakshman Singh Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Pressure injuries and functional outcomes in older inpatients Rebecca Iseli Medicine and Radiology Honours
Promoting Independence though quality dementia care at home (the PITCH project). Anita Goh
Briony Dow
Psychiatry PhD
Reducing the dementia risk of people with depression and cognitive impairment in residential aged care Anita Goh
Eleanor Curran
Psychiatry Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Refining the comprehensive geriatric assessment Kwang Lim Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Risk factors for Violence in Australian Women – A twenty year follow up Study Melissa Coulson Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Satellite imaging technology to detect the early signs of glaucoma and Alzheimer’s disease in the retina Peter van Wijngaarden Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Search early diagnosis biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease Ben J Gu Medicine and Radiology Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Senescence as a measure of morbidity Camilla Tuttle Medicine and Radiology Honours
Simultaneous physical and cognitive exercise in older adults Amit Lampit
Amit Lampit
Psychiatry PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Social and physical activities in ageing women Melissa Coulson Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Taking the "guesswork" out of glaucoma clinical management with novel imaging Zhichao Wu Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Test-retest and practice effects in common cognitive measures in older adults with and without cognitive impairment Alex Bahar-Fuchs Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
The blood pressure drop makes you fall Julian Sacre Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The Correlation between Knee Effusions and Clinical Presentation in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Keith Lim Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research
The effect of anxiety on cardiovascular risk in healthy ageing women Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
The intra-individual rate of ageing Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Towards a biological geriatric assessment Camilla Tuttle Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Understanding the Role of Vitamin D in Muscle Adaptation Alan Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Unravelling the genetic cause of Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Elena Tucker
Andrew Sinclair
Paediatrics PhD, Honours
Using pluripotent stem cells to model AMD Alice Pebay Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Using pupillary light responses to enable early glaucoma detection Zhichao Wu Surgery PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Using Wearable Activity Trackers to Monitor Physical Activity in Older Adults Undergoing Exercise Interventions for Falls David Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Virtual reality-based cognitive training in older adults with mild cognitive impairment Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Ken
Psychiatry PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Vitamin D deficiency and balance Cassandra Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science