Ageing

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

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Altered functional and phenotypic characteristics following treatment of age-related macular degeneration Dr Ben J. Gu Medicine and Radiology
Alzheimer’s diseases modelling with human cerebral organoids Associate Professor Alice Pebay
Surgery
Anxiety and neurodegeneration in preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Can machine learning improve the diagnostic prediction of imaging measures in dementia and epilepsy? Dr Vijay Venkatraman Medicine and Radiology
Characteristics associated with drug-related hospital admissions in older patients Professor Elizabeth Manias Medicine and Radiology
Characterization of Osteosarcopenia in Older Persons: A Bench to Bedside Approach Characterization of Osteosarcopenia in Older Persons: A Bench to Bedside Approach Dr David Scott Medicine and Radiology
Cognitive impairment and its interference with Activities of Daily Living Dr Julian Sacre Medicine and Radiology
COMPUFALLS: Computer-Based System to Early Detect Risk of Falling in Older People: An International Collaborative Study Professor Gustavo Duque Medicine and Radiology
Diagnostic accuracy of a screening tool to identify patients at risk of sarcopenia Dr Esmee M. Reijnierse Medicine and Radiology
Do individuals age in the same way? Inter- and intra-individual pattern of diseases accumulation Prof Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology
Early detection of cognitive decline and disease Dr Stephen Campbell Medicine and Radiology
EMPOWER the power of human muscle Prof. Kwang Lim Medicine and Radiology
Enabling treatment trials of atrophic age-related macular degeneration Dr Zhichao Wu Surgery
Examining neuropsychological trajectories using data collected from a longitudinal study Alex Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
Exploiting IPads for vision self-monitoring in age-related macular degeneration Dr Zhichao Wu Surgery
Gait, Cognition and Decline (The GOOD Project) Professor Gustavo Duque Medicine and Radiology
Goal-directed cognitive rehabilitation for self-management in older diabetic adults Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs Medicine and Radiology
Identification of protective pathways in mitochondrial disease: what protects retinal cells from Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy? Dr Isabel Lopez Sanchez Surgery
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 effects of GM-CSF and M-CSF derived human macrophages on phagocytosing P. falciparum infected erythrocytes and cytokine production Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Iron and Fatigue Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Life-long exposures for Healthy Ageing Alex Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
Lifestyle Factors for Healthy Ageing Prof Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Meta-cognition training in older adults with subjective cognitive decline Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Psychiatry
Methodological quality and evidence synthesis in cognitive interventions for the prevention of dementia in older adults Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Dr Amit Lampit
Psychiatry
Mid-Thigh Bone and Muscle Mass Measurements as an Assessment Tool for Diagnosis of Osteoporosis/penia, Sarcopenia and Osteosarcopenia: A Longitudinal Validation Study Dr Ebrahim Bani Hassan Medicine and Radiology
Multimedia (MyStay) Intervention for managing patient experience (MIME) following total hip replacement surgery: a cluster randomised trial. Ms Jo McDonall Surgery
Multimorbidity and ageing women Alex Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
Neuroprotective electrical stimulation in retinal and optical nerve disease Dr Carla Abbott
A/Prof Chi Luu
Surgery
Novel biological marker combinations to determine physical biological age Dr Camilla Tuttle Medicine and Radiology
Novel senescence markers predicting chemotherapy related toxicity and treatment outcome in older lung cancer patients Dr Claire Maddison Medicine and Radiology
Novel Ways of Detecting and Managing Chronic Diseases (Chronic Kidney Disease/ Diabetes/Cardiovascular Disease) in Primary Care Associate Professor Craig Nelson Medicine and Radiology
Nutritional needs of hospitalized older patients admitted to geriatric rehabilitation wards Dr Esmee M. Reijnierse Medicine and Radiology
Olfactory-focused cognitive training Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Psychiatry
Osteosarcopenia in Older Adults Attending a Fracture Liaison Service Dr David Scott Medicine and Radiology
Palliative Medicine Research Group Group Leader Professor Jennifer Philip
Medicine and Radiology
Physical Activities for Healthy Ageing Prof Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Predicting Disability and Frailty in Older Persons: The Western Osteosarcopenia and Frailty (WOSF) Study Dr Lakshman Singh Medicine and Radiology
Pressure injuries and functional outcomes in older inpatients Dr Dr Rebecca Iseli Medicine and Radiology
Promoting Independence though quality dementia care at home (the PITCH project). Dr Anita Goh
Associate Professor Briony Dow
Psychiatry
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
RAndomised trial to imProve the quality of lIfe of people with Dementia (RAPID) Principal Researcher rofessor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Reducing the dementia risk of people with depression and cognitive impairment in residential aged care Dr Anita Goh
Dr Eleanor Curran
Psychiatry
Refining the comprehensive geriatric assessment Prof. Kwang Lim Medicine and Radiology
Research at Epworth Professor Richard de Steiger
Risk factors for Violence in Australian Women – A twenty year follow up Study Dr Melissa Coulson Medicine and Radiology
Satellite imaging technology to detect the early signs of glaucoma and Alzheimer’s disease in the retina Dr Peter van Wijngaarden Surgery
Search early diagnosis biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease Dr Ben J Gu Medicine and Radiology
Senescence as a measure of morbidity Dr Camilla Tuttle Medicine and Radiology
Simultaneous physical and cognitive exercise in older adults Dr Amit Lampit
Dr Amit Lampit
Psychiatry
Social and physical activities in ageing women Dr Melissa Coulson Medicine and Radiology
Synovial Knee Arthritis Research (SKAR) Professor John Hamilton Surgery
Taking the "guesswork" out of glaucoma clinical management with novel imaging Dr Zhichao Wu Surgery
Test-retest and practice effects in common cognitive measures in older adults with and without cognitive impairment Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs Medicine and Radiology
The blood pressure drop makes you fall Dr. Julian Sacre Medicine and Radiology
The Correlation between Knee Effusions and Clinical Presentation in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Associate Professor Keith Lim Medicine and Radiology
The effect of anxiety on cardiovascular risk in healthy ageing women Prof Cassandra Szoeke 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 intra-individual rate of ageing Prof. Andrea Maier 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
Towards a biological geriatric assessment Dr. Camilla Tuttle Medicine and Radiology
Understanding the Role of Vitamin D in Muscle Adaptation Professor Alan Hayes Medicine and Radiology
Unravelling the genetic cause of Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Doctor Elena Tucker
Professor Andrew Sinclair
Paediatrics
Using pluripotent stem cells to model AMD A/Prof Alice Pebay Surgery
Using pupillary light responses to enable early glaucoma detection Dr Zhichao Wu Surgery
Using Wearable Activity Trackers to Monitor Physical Activity in Older Adults Undergoing Exercise Interventions for Falls Dr David Scott Medicine and Radiology
Virtual reality-based cognitive training in older adults with mild cognitive impairment Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Mr Ken Clarke
Psychiatry
Vitamin D deficiency and balance Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology

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