Ageing

Ageing aims to understand the processes and mechanisms that underlie the ageing process.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
: Social and physical activities in ageing women Dr Jarrod Kerris Medicine and Radiology
Assessment of the Falls and Fractures Prevention Clinic as the Most Effective Setting toReduce Falls and Fractures in High-Risk Older Persons: A Care Program Assessment Professor Gustavo Duque Medicine and Radiology
Cognitive training for behavioural and psychological symptoms in young onset dementia Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs Psychiatry
Dendritic cell cutaneous egression in Mycobacterium ulcerans infection Associate Professor John Hayman Clinical Pathology
Diagnostic accuracy of a screening tool to identify patients at risk of sarcopenia Dr Esmee Reijnierse Medicine and Radiology
Diet and Healthy Ageing Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Does the Braden scale predict more than pressure injury risk in older inpatients? Dr Rebecca Iseli Medicine and Radiology
Effects of anticholinergic medications in hospitalised older patients discharged from geriatric rehabilitation wards Professor Elizabeth Manias Medicine and Radiology
Effects of inappropriate medication use in frail older patients discharged from geriatric rehabilitation wards Professor Elizabeth Manias Medicine and Radiology
How does the brain remove the excess number of neurons during development and aging Dr. Ben Gu Medicine and Radiology
In Vivo Tibiofemoral Biomechanics in Healthy Adults During Functional Activity Dr Hans Gray Surgery
INDIGO Study: physical activity and goal-setting intervention for sedentary older adults at risk of cognitive decline Principal Researcher Professor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Investigating the relationship between fat, bone and muscle Professor Gustavo Duque Medicine and Radiology
Lifestyle for Healthy Ageing Dr Alexandra Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
Mid-Life Determinants of Health in Older Age Dr Kate Gregorevic Medicine and Radiology
Multimedia (MyStay) Intervention for managing patient experience (MIME) following total hip replacement surgery: a cluster randomised trial. Ms Jo McDonall Surgery
Multimodal imaging measures to improve dementia diagnosis Dr Vijay Venkatraman Medicine and Radiology
Multimorbidity and ageing women Dr Alexandra Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
New methods for investigating bone muscle and fat mass using 2D DXA images to predict performance, risk of falls and fractures Professor Gustavo Duque Medicine and Radiology
Nutritional needs of hospitalized older patients admitted to geriatric rehabilitation wards Dr Esmee Reijnierse Medicine and Radiology
Olfactory-focused cognitive training Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs Psychiatry
Palliative Medicine Research Group Group Leader Professor Jennifer Philip
Medicine and Radiology
Prospective study of the clinical, genetic and demographic parameters of suspected skin drug reactions in a tertiary referral hospital A/Prof Johannes Kern Medicine and Radiology
Quantitative imaging in dementia Prof Patricia Desmond Medicine and Radiology
RAndomised trial to imProve the quality of lIfe of people with Dementia (RAPID) Principal Researcher rofessor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Refining the comprehensive geriatric assessment Prof. Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology
Research at Epworth Professor Richard de Steiger
Satellite imaging technology to detect the early signs of glaucoma and Alzheimer’s disease in the retina A/Prof Peter van Wijngaarden Surgery
Senescence as a measure of morbidity Dr Camilla Tuttle Medicine and Radiology
Somatic mutations in Alzheimer's disease Dr. Ben Gu Medicine and Radiology
Synovial Knee Arthritis Research (SKAR) Professor John Hamilton Surgery
The blood pressure drop makes you fall Prof. Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology
The Evaluation of a Decision Aid for Women Considering Non-medical Egg Freezing Project Lead Dr Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The Impact of Inflammation-Driven Cancers on Immune Ageing Prof David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
The power of human muscle Prof. Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology
The Role of Innate Phagocytosis in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease Dr. Ben Gu Medicine and Radiology
The Stand Up & Go Study: Physical activity and sitting time reduction program for older community members Principal Researcher Professor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Treatment outcome in older lung cancer patients: does the biological age predict it? Prof. Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology
Vascular remodeling in patients with Mycobacterium ulcerans infection and its effect on wound healing Associate Professor John Hayman Clinical Pathology
Virtual reality-based cognitive training in older adults at risk of dementia Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs Psychiatry

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