Gae Vanoni

I’m an exchange student from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and I am doing an Internship with CAIN. I’m studying Health Science with a major in Human Movement Science. I am involved in a range of different projects, including investigations on the effects of physical fatigue on spatial attention and the effects of virtual reality exercise on memory.
Supervisor: Dr Tobias Loetscher

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Umama Aamir

I am a third year Psychology and Neuroscience student at the University of Adelaide, and an intern for CAIN. I am currently working on a project that investigates the relationship between cerebral blood flow and cognitive function, in Parkinson’s disease patients.

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Monique Boord

I am a third year Psychology (Honours) (Cognitive Neuroscience) student at UniSA currently tutoring neuroanatomy and interning for CAIN. My passions are neuroanatomy, neurological disease and improving quality of life for those with impairments in these areas such as Parkinson's disease and Motor neurone disease. I will be the second reviewer in the systematic review for PhD student Danielle's project on reducing future dementia risk in older adults undergoing elective cardiovascular surgery

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Melissa Cava

I have taken on a voluntary role within the lab to assist in CAIN laboratory projects, where I specifically use psychophysiological and cognitive measures to assess ageing processes and neurological impairment. I have a passion for clinical research and using science to help improve quality of life; volunteering within the CAIN lab allows me to be an active participant in this process.

In addition to this role I also work as a sleep scientist, both research and clinical, and I am currently studying a Masters in Public Health. 

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Liam McAuliffe

I have just graduated from a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at UniSA and am working as an intern with CAIN. I am currently investigating the dementia friendly environmental strategies of communities around the world. 

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Daria Mosberger

I have just completed my Bachelor degree in Psychological Science (Cognitive Neuroscience) and are doing a vacation research scholarship with CAIN, in order to gain some research experience before starting Honours. The Project we are working on is examining the relationship between blood flow and memory function in people with Parkinson’s disease. 

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Alana Nagel

I am about to commence Honours in Psychology at UniSA and I am completing a Vacation Scholarship in order to improve my research skills. I am currently working on a project that is looking at Dementia-Friendly communities on behalf of the City of Unley Council. The aim of this project is to assist the City of Unley Council to develop and improve on strategies in order to meet the needs their ageing residents, particularly those with dementia. 

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