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Associate professor, Monash University

I am an Associate Professor at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health (Monash University), and primary investigator of the Healthy Brain Project ( and the BetterBrains Trial ( I am primarily interested in understanding how genetic and lifestyle factors, independently or interactively, accelerate or protect against brain diseases, particularly dementia. My work is supported by the NHMRC, Dementia Australia, and the Alzheimer's Association (USA).


  • –present
    Research Fellow in Alzheimer's Disease, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health


  • 2013 
    University of Melbourne, Doctor of Philosophy