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Dana Kai Bradford

Principal Research Scientist, Australian eHealth Research Centre, CSIRO

Dana Bradford is a principal research scientist with the Australian eHealth Research Centre at CSIRO. She has over 10 years in social, biological and technological research experience. Her work is predominantly centred on digital services for equitable healthcare, developing innovative and effective technologies to enhance health autonomy. She currently leads the Neurodevelopment and Plasticity team, managing AEHRCs cerebral palsy projects and has a lead role in projects incorporating chatbots, wearable sensors and neural biomarkers. Dana is also an adjunct Senior Research Fellow with the Queensland Brain Institute where she contributes to research on the mechanisms through which adult vitamin D deficiency impacts the brain.

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  • 2015–present
    Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Queensland Brain Institute
  • 2011–present
    Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO


  • 2018 
    Langley Institute, Diploma Positive Psychology and Wellbeing
  • 2011 
    Queensland Brain Institute, PhD