Associate Professor Darren Saunders


Associate Professor Darren Saunders studies fundamental mechanisms of protein homeostasis, metabolism and cell signalling in cancer and neurodegeneration, using systematic approaches to understand disease. We have identified new therapeutic strategies targeting metabolism in breast, prostate, and pancreatic cancer, and our…

Associate Professor Lyn Phillipson


Associate Professor Lyn Phillipson's research aims to support people with dementia to live well at home for longer and delay their need for residential aged care. It occurs at intersection of public health and health services research and focuses on…

Dr Shane Ellis


Dr Shane Ellis works in UOW's School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons. His research focus is on development of mass spectrometry imaging technologies to studymolecular mechanisms of disease, Lipidomics and lipid biochemistry and analytical chemistry. His research team…

Dr Kate Croaker


Dr Kate Croaker is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Port Kembla Hospital. Her research interests include cognition in neurodegenerative conditions, cognition in chronic medical conditions and psychosocial difficulties in chronic medical conditions.

Dr Matthias Jaeger


Dr Matthias Jaeger is a Neurosurgeon at Wollongong Hospital. His research interests include Neurosurgery, analysis of intracranial haemo- and hydrodynamics, including diagnosis and management of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.

Senior Professor Mark Wilson


Senior Professor Mark Wilson works within UOW's School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons, focusing on chaperones, proteostasis and motor neurone disease. His IHMRI research team includes Research fellow Nicholas Geraghty, and PhD candidate Nicole Miles.

Professor Brett Garner


Professor Brett Garner has an honorary position at University of Wollongong. His research focuses on apolipoprotein structure and function in the brain. We recently discovered an antioxidant function for apolipoprotein D in the brain. We also identified a neuroprotective function…

Professor Richard Fleming


Professor Richard Fleming is Director of the NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre. His research focuses on dementia friendly communities.

Dr Lezanne Ooi. Photo by MOD Photography


Associate Professor Lezanne Ooi works within UOW's School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons, focusing on neurodegenerative diseases such as Motor Neurone Disease and Alzeheimer's disease. Her research team includes Research Fellows Dr Claire Stevens, Dr Mauricio Castro, Neville…

Clinical Professor Jan Potter


Clinical Professor Jan Potter is Clinical Director of Aged care, rehabilitation and palliative care within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Her research interests are nutritional interventions and ageing, protein and genetic markers in Alzheimer's disease, functional health and quality…