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Associate Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Monash University

Matthew Pase is an Associate Professor (Research) at Monash University and an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University. He is a current NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellow (EL2). He leads the Ageing Well Pillar at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, the Ageing and Neurodegeneration Research Program at the School of Psychological Sciences, and the Epidemiology of Dementia Lab.

He and his team aim to make dementia preventable for future generations by advancing our understanding of risk factors and early biomarkers. His research has contributed to a paradigm shift in thinking whereby managing vascular risk factors is now considered fundamental for preventing dementia. His research has reached a global audience of over 1.5 billion and has impacted current dementia prevention guidelines. In addition, Altmetrics have featured his research in the top 100 most impactful articles of all time out of over 17 million. Matthew leads several local and global initiatives, including the Brain and Cognitive Health (BACH) cohort, and is Co-PI of the NIA-funded Sleep and Dementia Consortium.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Monash University


  • 2018 
    Boston University School of Medicine and Framingham Heart Study, Neurology and Neuroepidemiology