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Dr Samantha Gardener

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6298 6306, Email: s.gardener@ecu.edu.au, Campus: ,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6298 6306
Email: s.gardener@ecu.edu.au
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Samantha is a post-doctoral research fellow based at the McCusker Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2014.
  • Bachelor of Science Molecular Genetics in Biotechnology, England, 2007.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Validation of a modified dietary questionnaire for use in Alzheimer?s disease research,  Edith Cowan University,  School of Medical and Health Sciences Research Grant Scheme 2017,  2017 - 2018,  $9,997.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Brown, B., Sohrabi, H., Taddei, K., Gardener, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Peiffer, J., Xiong, C., Fagan, A., Benzinger, T., Buckles, V., Erickson, K., Clarnette, R., Shah, T., Masters, C., Weiner, M., Cairns, N., Rossor, M., Graff-Radford, N., Salloway, S., Voglein, J., Laske, C., Noble, J., Schofield, P., Bateman, R., Morris, J., Martins, R., (2017), Habitual exercise levels are associated with cerebral amyloid load in presymptomatic autosomal dominant Alzheimer?s disease. Alzheimer's and Dementia, In Press(In Press), 10p., United States, Elsevier Science Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.03.008.
  • Gardener, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Sohrabi, H., Weinborn, M., Verdile, G., Fernando, B., Lim, Y., Harrington, K., Burnham, S., Taddei, K., Masters, C., Macaulay, S., Rowe, C., Ames, D., Maruff, P., Martins, R., (2017), Increased carbohydrate intake is associated with poorer performance in verbal memory and attention in an APOE genotype-dependent manner. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 58(1), 193-201, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-161158.
  • Gardener, S., Sohrabi, H., Shen, K., Rainey-Smith, S., Weinborn, M., Bates, K., Shah, T., Foster, J., Lenzo, N., Salvado, O., Laske, C., Laws, S., Taddei, K., Martins, R., (2016), Cerebral Glucose Metabolism is Associated with Verbal but not Visual Memory Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 52(2), 661-672, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-151084.
  • Gardener, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., (2016), Diet and Inflammation in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Chronic Diseases: A Review. Journal of Alzheimer's disease, 50(2016), 301-334, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-150765.
  • Gardener, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Macaulay, SL., Taddei, K., Rembach, A., Maruff, P., Ellis, K., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Ames, D., Keogh, J., Martins, R., Aibl Group, T., (2015), Comparative analysis of the Cancer Council of Victoria and the online Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation FFQ. British Journal of Nutrition, 114(10), 1683-1693, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/S0007114515003335.
  • Gardener, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Barnes, M., Sohrabi, H., Weinborn, M., Lim, Y., Harrington, K., Taddei, K., Gu, Y., Rembach, A., Szoeke, C., Ellis, K., Masters, C., Macaulay, S., Rowe, C., Ames, D., Keogh, J., Scarmeas, N., Martins, R., For the Aibl, RG., (2015), Dietary patterns and cognitive decline in an Australian study of ageing. Molecular Psychiatry, 20(7), 860-866, United Kingdom, Nature Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1038/mp.2014.79.
  • Gardener, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Keogh, J., Mathieson, S., Martins, R., (2013), Dietary Patterns Associated with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Chronic Disease Risk: A Review. Alzheimer's Disease & Parkinsonism, Special(2013), online, online, OMICS Group.
  • Gardener, S., Gu, Y., Rainey-Smith, S., Keogh, JB., Clifton, PM., Mathieson, SL., Taddei, K., Mondal, A., Ward, V., Scarmeas, N., Barnes, M., Ellis, K., Head, R., Masters, C0., Ames, D., Macaulay, S0., Rowe, C0., Szoeke, C., Martins, R., (2012), Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and Alzheimer's disease risk in an Australian population. Translational Psychiatry, 2(2012), e164, DOI: 10.1038/tp.2012.91.
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