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Lead researcher

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Ralph Martins

Professor


Department of Biomedical Sciences

Phone: +61 2 9850 4573

Researchers

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Edward Barin

Associate Professor


Department of Clinical Medicine

Phone: 00610298123000

A/Prof. Edward Barin is a consultant cardiologist and head of the discipline of cardiology at MQ Health which comprises of Macquarie University Hospital and outpatient clinics and is Senior VMO in the department of cardiology and the department of medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney.  Dr … View full profile

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Hamid Sohrabi

Associate Professor


Department of Biomedical Sciences

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Dr Tejal Shah


Department of Biomedical Sciences

Phone: +61 2 9850 2784
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Dr Pratishtha Chatterjee


Department of Biomedical Sciences

Phone: +61 2 9850 2742
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Dr Cintia Botelho Dias


Department of Biomedical Sciences

Phone: +61 2 9850 2782

Dr Dias focuses on the contribution of nutrients and nutraceuticals to the prevention of chronic diseases. She has a special interest in lipid metabolism and how it may modulate Alzheimer’s and cardiovascular disease risk. She has been working with nutritional interventions for 8 years. She has a Ph… View full profile

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Dr Sunil Gupta


Department of Biomedical Sciences

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Dr Stephanie Fuller


Department of Biomedical Sciences

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Dr Prita Asih


Department of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Prita Riana Asih earned her Bachelor of Science degree with first class Honours in Biotechnology at Murdoch University in 2014, for which she was awarded an upper first class and the prize of best student in Biotechnology for her year. Her project was focused on investigating the role of translo… View full profile

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Miss Heidi Hillebrandt


Department of Biomedical Sciences

Phone: +61 2 9850 2734

Heidi Hillebrandt is a PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Sciences supervised by Professor Ralph Martins and Dr Cintia Botelho Dias. Her research focuses on exploring if medium-chain triglyceride (mct) oil can provide enough energy to the brain efficiently to prevent or delay the symptoms o… View full profile

Past higher degree research students

Student name | date Masters by research – project title
Miss Jaylin Collett (2019) Investigating amyloid precursor protein and tau in human platelets as potential blood biomarkers in individuals at risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Miss Yeo Cheong (2019) Investigating blood metabolite alterations in individuals at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Danit Saks (2019)Investigating carotenoid and α-tocopherol levels in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease.
Maryam Mohammadi (2018) Investigating the association between hepcidin and brain amyloid-β burden in cognitively normal elderly individuals.
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