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Miss Lidija Milicic

Casual Academic

Staff Member Details
Email: l.milicic@ecu.edu.au

Miss Lidija MILICIC is a Research assistant in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Laboratory Medicine), Curtin University of Technology, 2015.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Porter, T., Burnham, S., Milicic, L., Savage, G., Maruff, P., Sohrabi, H., Peretti, M., Lim, YY., Weinborn, M., Ames, D., Masters, C., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Rowe, C., Salvado, O., Groth, D., Verdile, G., Villemagne, V., Laws, S. (2019). COMT val158met is not associated with Aβ-amyloid and APOE ε4 related cognitive decline in cognitively normal older adults. IBRO Reports, 6(June 2019), 147-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibror.2019.05.001.
  • Vacher, M., Porter, T., Villemagne, V., Milicic, L., Peretti, M., Fowler, C., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Ames, D., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Doecke, J., Laws, S. (2019). Validation of a priori candidate Alzheimer’s disease SNPs with brain amyloid-beta deposition. Scientific Reports, 9(2019), Article number 17069. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-53604-5.
  • Porter, T., Burnham, S., Milicic, L., Savage, G., Maruff, P., Lim, YY., Ames, D., Masters, C., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Rowe, C., Salvado, O., Groth, D., Verdile, G., Villemagne, V., Laws, S. (2019). Klotho allele status is not associated with Ab and APOE ε4erelated cognitive decline in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. Neurobiology of Aging, 76(April 2019), 162-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2018.12.014.

Journal Articles

  • Porter, T., Burnham, S., Milicic, L., Savage, G., Maruff, P., Lim, YY., Li, Q., Ames, D., Masters, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Rowe, C., Salvado, O., Groth, D., Verdile, G., Villemagne, V., Laws, S. (2018). Utility of an Alzheimer’s Disease Risk-Weighted Polygenic Risk Score for Predicting Rates of Cognitive Decline in Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: A Prospective Longitudinal Study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 66(3), 1193-1211. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-180713.
  • Porter, T., Burnham, S., Dore, V., Savage, G., Bourgeat, P., Begemann, K., Milicic, L., Ames, D., Bush, A., Maruff, P., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Martins, R., Groth, D., Verdile, G., Villemagne, V., Laws, S. (2018). KIBRA is associated with accelerated cognitive decline and hippocampal atrophy in APOE ε4- positive cognitively normal adults with high Aβ-amyloid burden. Scientific Reports, 8(1), Article no.2034. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20513-y.
  • Porter, T., Burnham, S., Savage, G., Lim, YY., Maruff, P., Milicic, L., Peretti, M., Ames, D., Masters, C., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Rowe, C., Salvado, O., Taddei, K., Groth, D., Verdile, G., Villemagne, V., Laws, S. (2018). A polygenic risk score derived from episodic memory weighted genetic variants is associated with cognitive decline in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 10(Dec 2018), Article number 423. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2018.00423.
  • Porter, T., Villemagne, V., Savage, G., Milicic, L., Lim, YY., Maruff, P., Masters, C., Ames, D., Bush, A., Martins, R., Rainey-Smith, S., Rowe, C., Taddei, K., Groth, D., Verdile, G., Burnham, S., Laws, S. (2018). Cognitive gene risk profile for the prediction of cognitive decline in presymptomatic Alzheimer’s disease. Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry, 7-8(2018), 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmip.2018.03.001.

Journal Articles

  • 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-β, and Cognitive Decline in Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: A 6-Year Prospective Cohort Study. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2(1), 45-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2016.08.006.

Research Projects

  • Investigating changes in DNA Methylation age in Alzheimer’s disease , Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation, Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2019 ‑ 2022, $17,500.
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