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Epigenetics describes dynamic molecular modifications ‘above the level of the DNA’ which do not alter the genetic code but influence the way the...
Supervisor: A/Prof. Joanne Ryan

Cognitive aging refers to the subtle changes in cognitive function which affects all individuals with age, but with considerable variability between...
Supervisor: A/Prof. Joanne Ryan

It is well-established that obesity in mid-life is associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline and dementia in late-life. This fits with...
Supervisor: A/Prof. Joanne Ryan

This project will determine the environmental, behavioural, biological and genetic factors which predict the maintenance of high-level cognitive...
Supervisor: A/Prof. Joanne Ryan

Through leveraging extensive longitudinal data and biospecimens already obtained from a large representative cohort of older Australians, this...
Supervisor: A/Prof. Joanne Ryan

This project will identify the enablers-of and barriers-to uptake and maintenance of lifestyles which reduce dementia risk in older adults
Supervisor: A/Prof. Joanne Ryan