Sicong Tu works with Frontier, a clinical research group at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) investigating younger-onset dementias. His Ph.D. investigates episodic memory in patients with frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease using a combination of novel cognitive tasks and advanced neuroimaging.


  • 2009–2010
    Research assistant, Neuroscience Research Australia


  • 2012 
    University of New South Wales, Masters of Science
  • 2010 
    University of New South Wales, Bachelor of Science (Psychology)


  • 2015
    Lost in spatial translation - A novel tool to objectively assess spatial disorientation in Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia, Cortex
  • 2014
    Accelerated forgetting of contextual details due to focal medio-dorsal thalamic lesion, Frontiers in Behavioural Neuroscience
  • 2014
    Medial temporal lobe contributions to intra-item associative recognition memory in the aging brain, Frontiers in Behavioural Neuroscience
  • 2014
    Memory and orientation in the logopenic and nonfluent subtypes of primary progressive aphasia, Journal of Alzheimers Disease
  • 2013
    Dissociation of explicit and implicit long-term memory consolidation in semantic dementia: a case study, Neurocase

Professional Memberships

  • Organisation for Human Brain Mapping
  • Australian Cognitive Neuroscience Society
  • Society for Neuroscience