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Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2649, Email: s.rainey-smith@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO17.310
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2649
Email: s.rainey-smith@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO17.310  

 

Stephanie is a Clinical Trials Coordinator within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience, United Kingdom, 2010.
  • Bachelor of Science, United Kingdom, 2001.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • AIBL: Agreement with Biogen for provision of AIBL Data and samples,  Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health,  Grant,  2016 - 2019,  $1,561,504.
  • The contribution of sleep factors to healthy cognitive ageing: longitudinal and intervention studies of cognition and neuroimaging,  Department of Health WA,  Near Miss Merit Awards,  2017 - 2018,  $75,000.
  • 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.
  • The contribution of sleep factors to healthy cognitive ageing: A pilot sleep-specific cognitive behavioural intervention study,  Equity Trustees Limited,  Mason Foundation National Medical Program (funded by the J. J. Mason & H.S. Williams Memorial Foundation),  2017 - 2018,  $60,000.
  • The effect of high-intensity exercise on Alzheimer?s disease-related gene expression,  Brain Foundation,  Research Gifts Program,  2017,  $39,875.
  • Impact of genetics on the effect that modifiable lifestyle factors have on rates of change in Alzheimers Disease,  Equity Trustees Limited,  Mason Foundation National Medical Program (funded by the J. J. Mason & H.S. Williams Memorial Foundation),  2016 - 2017,  $55,370.
  • Development and refinement of methods for early and specific diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, quantification of rates of change in the pathological processes and determination of the resultant effects on cognition.,  Fil Foundation,  Grant,  2015 - 2017,  $417,506.
  • Short chain fatty acids are a useful therapy for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. ,  Hollywood Private Hospital Research Foundation,  Grant,  2013 - 2016,  $20,000.
  • Progressing the clinical neuropsychological phenotype of Alzheimer's disease.,  Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health,  Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $107,935.
  • CSIRO/Janssen AIBL Neuroscience Program,  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO),  Janssen Neuroscience Program,  2014 - 2015,  $231,018.
  • A study of the kinetics of biomarkers and their presumptive relationship with brain amyloid ,  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO),  Araclon Biotech ,  2014 - 2015,  $132,200.
  • Effects of Latrepirdine on beta amyloid clearance, aggregation and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer?s disease,  Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation,  McCusker Alzheimer's Research Foundation - Sponsorship,  2014 - 2015,  $12,555.
  • A Pilot Clinical Study to Evaluate the Potential of AMLAMAXa?? (Emblica Officinalis) Extract on Raising HDL-Cholesterol Levels and Decreasing Plasma Amyloid beta (A??) Levels in a Perth Memory,  Hollywood Private Hospital Research Foundation,  Grant,  2010 - 2014,  $14,760.
  • AIBL Carer Extension Study (ACES),  Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health,  Wyeth Caregiver Study,  2013 - 2014,  $87,840.
  • Investigation of Biomarkers of Disease State in Alzheimer's Disease and Non-AD Dementias,  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO),  Merck Sharp and Dohme Corpe Grant,  2011 - 2014,  $265,000.
  • The Australian Imaging, Biomarker and Lifestyle Study of Ageing - Round 2,  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO),  Science Industry Endowment Fund Agreement,  2010 - 2013,  $5,341,586.
  • Evaluation of the protective benefit of leisure-time physical activity for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease in older adults,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $24,750.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Laws, S., Gaskin, S., Woodfield, A., Srikanth, V., Bruce, D., Fraser, P., Porter, T., Newsholme, P., Wijesekara, N., Burnham, S., Dore, V., Li, Q., Maruff, P., Masters, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Rowe, C., Salvado, O., Villemagne, V., Martins, R., Verdile, G., (2017), Insulin resistance is associated with reductions in specific cognitive domains and increases in CSF tau in cognitively normal adults. Scientific Reports, 7(1), Article 9766, United Kingdom, Nature Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-09577-4.
  • Pietrzak, RH., Laws, S., Lim, YY., Bender, SJ., Porter, T., Doecke, J., Ames, DJ., Fowler, CJ., Masters, CL., Milicic, L., Rainey-Smith, S., Villemagne, VL., Rowe, CC., Martins, R., Maruff, P., (2017), Plasma Cortisol,Brain Amyloid-?, and Cognitive Decline in Preclinical Alzheimer?s Disease: A 6-Year Prospective Cohort Study. Biological Psychiatry, 2(1), 45-52, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2016.08.006.
  • Harrington, K., Lim, YY., Ames, D., Hassenstab, J., Laws, S., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Robertson, J., Rowe, C., Salvado, O., Dore, V., Villemagne, V., Snyder, P., Masters, C., Maruff, P., (2017), Amyloid b?associated cognitive decline in the absence of clinical disease progression and systemic illness. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 8(2017), 156-164, United States, Elsevier Science Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.dadm.2017.05.006.
  • 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.
  • Lim, YY., Rainey-Smith, S., Lim, Y., Laws, S., Gupta, V., Porter, T., Bourgeat, P., Ames, D., Fowler, C., Salvado, O., Villemagne, V., Rowe, C., Masters, C., Zhou, XF., Martins, R., Maruff, P., (2017), BDNF Val66Met in preclinical Alzheimer?s disease is associated with short-term changes in episodic memory and hippocampal volume but not serum mBDNF. International Psychogeriatrics, In Press(In Press), 10p., United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/S1041610217001284.
  • Brown, B., Rainey-Smith, S., Castalanelli, N., Gordon, N., Markovic, S., Sohrabi, H., Weinborn, M., Laws, S., Doecke, J., Shen, K., Martins, R., Peiffer, JJ., (2017), Study protocol of the Intense Physical Activity and Cognition study: The effect of high-intensity exercise training on cognitive function in older adults. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 3(4), 562-570, United States, Elsevier Science Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.trci.2017.09.003.
  • Cerin, E., Rainey-Smith, S., Ames, D., Lautenschlager, N., Macaulay, S., Fowler, C., Robertson, J., Rowe, C., Maruff, P., Martins, R., Masters, C., Ellis, K., (2017), Associations of neighbourhood environment with brain imaging outcomes in the AIBL cohort. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 13(4), 388-398, United States, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.2364.
  • Holmes, S., Esterlis, I., Mazure, C., Lim, YY., Ames, D., Rainey-Smith, S., Fowler, C., Ellis, K., Martins, R., Salvado, O., Dore, V., Villemagne, V., Rowe, C., Laws, S., Masters, C., Pietrzak, R., Maruff, P., (2017), Trajectories of depressive and anxiety symptoms in older adults: a 6-year prospective cohort study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, epub ahead of print(epub ahead of print), 9p., John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
  • Marston, K., Newton, M., Brown, B., Rainey-Smith, S., Bird, S., Martins, R., Peiffer, J., (2017), Intense resistance exercise increases peripheral brain-derived neurotrophic factor. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(10), 899-903, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.03.015.
  • Harrington, K., Lim, Y., Ames, D., Hassenstab, J., Rainey-Smith, S., Robertson, J., Salvado, O., Masters, CL., Maruff, P., (2017), Using robust normative data to investigate the neuropsychology of cognitive aging. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 32(2), 142-154, Oxford University Press, DOI: 10.1093/arclin/acw106.
  • Hollands, S., Lim, YY., Laws, S., Villemagne, V., Pietrzak, R., Harrington, K., Porter, T., Snyder, P., Ames, D., Fowler, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., Salvado, O., Robertson, J., Rowe, C., Masters, C., Maruff, P., (2017), APOE e4 Genotype, Amyloid, and Clinical Disease Progression in Cognitively Normal Older Adults. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 57(2), 411-422, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-161019.
  • Bates, K., Sohrabi, H., Rainey-Smith, S., Weinborn, M., Bucks, R., Rodrigues, M., Taddei, K., Martins, G., Paton, A., Shah, T., Dhaliwal, S., Foster, J., Martins, I., Lautenschlager, N., Mastaglia, L., Gandy, S., (2017), Serum high-density lipoprotein is associated with better cognitive function in a cross-sectional study of aging women. International Journal of Neuroscience, 127(3), 243-252, Taylor and Francis Ltd, DOI: 10.1080/00207454.2016.1182527.
  • Harrington, K., Gould, E., Lim, Y., Ames, D., Pietrzak, R., Rembach, A., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., Salvado, O., Villemagne, V., Rowe, C., Masters, C., Maruff, P., (2017), Amyloid burden and incident depressive symptoms in cognitively normal older adults. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32(4), 455-463, John Wiley & Sons, DOI: 10.1002/gps.4489.
  • Frost, S., Robinson, L., Rowe, C., Ames, D., Masters, C., Taddei, K., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., Kanagasingam, Y., (2017), Evaluation of cholinergic deficiency in preclinical Alzheimer's disease using pupillometry. Journal of Ophthalmology, 2017(n/a), Article 7935406, New York, USA, Hindawi Limited, DOI: 10.1155/2017/7935406.
  • Lim, YY., Williamson, R., Laws, S., Villemagne, V., Bourgeat, P., Fowler, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Salvado, O., Martins, R., Rowe, C., Masters, C., Maruff, P., (2017), Effect of APOE genotype on amyloid deposition, brain volume, and memory in cognitively normal older individuals. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 58(4), 1293-1302, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-170072.
  • 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.
  • Lim, Y., Laws, S., Villemagne, V., Pietrzak, R., Porter, T., Ames, D., Fowler, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Snyder, P., Martins, R., Salvado, O., Bourgeat, P., Rowe, C., Masters, C., Maruff, P., (2016), A?-related memory decline in APOE ?4 non-carriers: Implications for Alzheimer?s disease. Neurology, 86(17), 1635-1642, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002604.
  • Francois, M., Fenech, M., Thomas, P., Hor, M., Rembach, A., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Masters, C., Ames, D., Rowe, C., Macaulay, S., Hill, A., Leifert, W., (2016), High Content, Multi-Parameter Analyses in Buccal Cells to Identify Alzheimer's Disease. Current Alzheimer Research, 13(7), 787-799.
  • Burnham, S., Rowe, C., Baker, D., Bush, A., Doecke, JD., Faux, N., Laws, S., Martins, R., Maruff, P., Macaulay, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Savage, G., Ames, D., Masters, C., Wilson, W., Villemagne, V., (2016), Predicting Alzheimer disease from a blood-based biomarker profile. Neurology, 87(11), 1093-1101, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003094.
  • Bird, S., Sohrabi, H., Sutton, T., Weinborn, M., Rainey-Smith, S., Brown, B., Patterson, L., Taddei, K., Gupta, V., Carruthers, M., Lenzo, N., Knuckey, N., Bucks, R., Verdile, G., Martins, R., (2016), Cerebral amyloid-? accumulation and deposition following traumatic brain injury-A narrative review and meta-analysis of animal studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioural Reviews, 64(2016), 215-228, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.01.004.
  • Brown, B., Rainey-Smith, S., Villemagne, V., Weinborn, M., Bucks, R., Sohrabi, H., Laws, S., Taddei, K., Macaulay, SL., Ames, D., Fowler, C., Maruff, P., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Martins, R., (2016), The relationship between sleep quality and brain amyloid burden. Sleep, 39(5), 1063-1068, Westchester, USA, Associated Professional Sleep Societies,LLC, DOI: 10.5665/sleep.5756.
  • Holmes, S., Esterlis, I., Mazure, C., Lim, YY., Ames, D., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., Salvado, O., Dore, V., Villemagne, V., Rowe, C., Laws, S., Masters, C., Maruff, P., Pietrzak, R., (2016), ?-Amyloid, APOE and BDNF Genotype, and Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms in Cognitively Normal Older Women and Men. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24(12), 1191-1195, Elsevier B.V., DOI: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.08.007.
  • Lim, YY., Villemagne, V., Laws, S., Pietrzak, R., Ames, D., Fowler, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Snyder, P., Bourgeat, P., Martins, R., Salvado, O., Rowe, C., Masters, C., Maruff, P., (2016), Performance on the Cogstate Brief Battery Is Related to Amyloid Levels and Hippocampal Volume in Very Mild Dementia. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 60(3), 362-370, Springer New York LLC, DOI: 10.1007/s12031-016-0822-8.
  • 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.
  • Goozee, K., Shah, T., Sohrabi, H., Rainey-Smith, S., Brown, B., Verdile, G., Martins, R., (2016), Examining the potential clinical value of curcumin in the prevention and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. British Journal of Nutrition, 115(3), 449-465, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/S0007114515004687.
  • Buckley, R., Maruff, P., Ames, D., Bourgeat, P., Martins, R., Masters, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Lautenschlager, N., Rowe, C., Savage, G., Villemagne, V., Ellis, K., (2016), Subjective memory decline predicts greater rates of clinical progression in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 12(7), 796-804, United States, Elsevier , DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2015.12.013.
  • Pietrzak, R., Laws, S., Lim, YY., Bender, S., Porter, T., Doecke, J., Ames, D., Fowler, C., Masters, C., Milicic, L., Rainey-Smith, S., Villemagne, V., Rowe, C., Martins, R., Maruff, P., (2016), Plasma cortisol, brain amyloid-?, and cognitive decline in preclinical Alzheimer?s disease: A 6-year prospective cohort study. Biological Psychiatry, 2(1), 45-52, Elsevier Inc, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2016.08.006.
  • Rainey-Smith, S., Brown, B., Sohrabi, H., Shah, T., Goozee, K., Gupta, V., Martins, R., (2016), Curcumin and cognition: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of community-dwelling older adults. British Journal of Nutrition, 115(2), 2106-2113, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/S0007114516001203.
  • Gupta, V., Doecke, J., Hone, E., Pedrini, S., Laws, S., Thambisetty, M., Bush, A., Rowe, C., Villemagne, V., Ames, D., Masters, C., Macaulay, SL., Rembach, A., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., (2016), Plasma apolipoprotein J as a potential biomarker for Alzheimer's disease: Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle study of aging. Alzheimers and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, 3(2016), 18-26, Elsevier Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.dadm.2015.12.001.
  • Sohrabi, H., Bates, K., Weinborn, M., Bucks, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Rodrigues, M., Bird, S., Brown, B., Beilby, J., Howard, M., Criddle, A., Wraith, M., Taddei, K., Martins, G., Paton, A., Shah, T., Dhaliwal, S., Mehta, P., Foster, J., Martins, I., Lautenschlager, N., Mastaglia, F., Laws, S., Martins, R., (2015), Bone mineral density, adiposity, and cognitive functions. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 7(FEB), Article no. 16, Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00016.
  • Sutton, T., Sohrabi, H., Rainey-Smith, S., Bird, S., Weinborn, M., Martins, R., (2015), The role of APOE-?4 and beta amyloid in the differential rate of recovery from ECT: a review. Translational Psychiatry, 5(e539), 1-8, London, UK, Nature Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1038/tp.2015.39.
  • Rembach, A., Evered, L., Li, Q., Nash, T., Vidaurre, L., Fowler, CJ., Pertile, KK., Rumble, RL., Trounson, BO., Maher, S., Mooney, F., Farrow, M., Taddei, K., Rainey-Smith, S., Laws, S., Macaulay, SL., Wilson, W., Darby, DG., Martins, R., Ames, D., Collins, S., Silbert, B., Masters, CL., Doecke, JD., Aibl Research Group, .., (2015), Alzheimer's Disease cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers are not influenced by gravity drip or aspiration extraction methodology. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, 7(2015), Article number 71, London, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd., DOI: 10.1186/s13195-015-0157-7.
  • Thai, C., Lim, YY., Villemagne, VL., Laws, S., Ames, D., Ellis, KA., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., Masters, CL., Rowe, CC., Maruff, P., Aibl Research Group, .., (2015), Amyloid-Related Memory Decline in Preclinical Alzheimer?s Disease is Dependent on APOE ?4 and is Detectable over 18-Months. PLoS One, 10(10), Article number e0139082, San Francisco, California, United States, Public Library of Science, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139082.
  • Buckley, RF., Ellis, KA., Ames, D., Rowe, CC., Lautenschlager, NT., Maruff, P., Villemagne, V., Macaulay, SL., Szoeke, C., Martins, R., Masters, CL., Savage, G., Rainey-Smith, S., Rembach, A., Saling, MM., Aibl Research Group, .., (2015), Phenomenological characterization of memory complaints in preclinical and prodromal Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychology, 29(4), 571-581, Washington DC, United States, American Psychological Association, DOI: 10.1037/neu0000156.
  • Creegan, R., Hunt, W., McManus, A., Rainey-Smith, S., (2015), Diet, nutrients and metabolism: cogs in the wheel driving Alzheimer?s disease pathology?. British Journal of Nutrition, 113(10), 1499-1517, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/S0007114515000926.
  • 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.
  • Gupta, V., Wilson, A., Burnham, S., Hone, E., Pedrini, S., Laws, S., Lim, F., Rembach, A., Rainey-Smith, S., Ames, D., Cobiac, L., Macaulay, SL., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Bush, A., Martins, R., (2015), Follow-up plasma apolipoprotein E levels in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL) cohort. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, 7(1), Article no.16, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd., DOI: 10.1186/s13195-015-0105-6.
  • Leifert, WR., Tuli, JF., Francois, M., Nguyen, T., Rembach, A., Rumble, RL., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., Fenech, MF., (2015), Buccal cell cytokeratin 14 identifies mild cognitive impairment and alzheimer?s disease in the AIBL study of aging. Current Alzheimer Research, 12(3), 233-241, Bentham Science Publishers .
  • Leifert, WR., Nguyen, T., Rembach, A., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Masters, CL., Ames, D., Rowe, CC., Macaulay, SL., Francois, M., Fenech, MF., (2015), Buccal Cell Cytokeratin 14 Correlates with Multiple Blood Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease Risk. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 48(2), 443-452, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-150330.
  • Buckley, R., Saling, M., Ellis, K., Rowe, C., Maruff, P., Macaulay, LS., Martins, R., Masters, C., Savage, G., Rainey-Smith, S., Rembach, A., Ames, D., (2015), Self and informant memory concerns align in healthy memory complainers and in early stages of mild cognitive impairment but separate with increasing cognitive impairment. Age and Ageing, 44(6), 1012-1019, Oxford University Press, DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afv136.
  • Li, Q., Villemagne, V., Doecke, J., Rembach, A., Sarros, S., Varghese, S., McGlade, A., Laughton, K., Pertile, K., Fowler, C., Rumble, R., Trounson, B., Taddei, K., Rainey-Smith, S., Laws, S., Robertson, J., Evered, L., Silbert, B., Ellis, K., Rowe, C., Macaulay, S., Darby, D., Martins, R., Ames, D., Masters, C., Collins, S., (2015), Alzheimer?s Disease Normative Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers Validated in PET Amyloid-? Characterized Subjects from the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 48(1), 175-187, Amsterdam, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-150247.
  • 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.
  • Buckley, R., Saling, M., Irish, M., Ames, D., Rowe, C., Lautenschlager, N., Maruff, P., Macaulay, SL., Martins, R., Masters, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Rembach, A., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Ellis, K., (2014), Personal memory function in mild cognitive impairment and subjective memory complaints: Results from the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers, and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of ageing. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 40(3), 551-561 , Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-131820.
  • Villemagne, V., Dore, V., Yates, P., Brown, B., Mulligan, R., Bourgeat, P., Veljanoski, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Ong, K., Rembach, A., Williams, R., Burnham, S., Laws, S., Salvado, O., Taddei, K., Macaulay, SL., Martins, R., Ames, D., Masters, C., Rowe, C., (2014), En Attendant Centiloid. Advances in Research, 2(12), 723-729, Online, Science Domain International, DOI: 10.9734/AIR/2014/11599.
  • Brown, B., Bourgeat, P., Peiffer, J., Burnham, S., Laws, S., Rainey-Smith, S., Bartres-Faz, D., Villemagne, V., Taddei, K., Rembach, A., Bush, A., Ellis, K., Macaulay, SL., Rowe, C., Ames, D., Masters, C., Maruff, P., Martins, R., (2014), Influence of BDNF Val66Met on the relationship between physical activity and brain volume. Neurology, 83(15), 1345-52, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000867.
  • Ellis, K., Szoeke, C., Bush, A., Darby, D., Graham, P., Lautenschlager, N., Macaulay, L., Martins, R., Maruff, P., Masters, C., McBride, S., Pike, K., Rainey-Smith, S., Rembach, A., Robertson, J., Rowe, C., Savage, G., Villemagne, V., Woodward, M., Wilson, W., Zhang, P., Ames, D., Aibl Research Group, T., (2014), Rates of diagnostic transition and cognitive change at 18-month follow-up among 1,112 participants in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL). International Psychogeriatrics, 26(4), 543-554, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/S1041610213001956.
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Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Impact Of Nutrition On Cognition And Its Association With Blood And Brain Alzheimer Disease Related Biomarkers
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