IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Mental health and the ageing brain

Research focus

  • Mental health
  • Management of psychosis and schizophrenia
  • Metabolic side-effects of antipsychotic medications
Research projects

Biomarkers for the depression – metabolic syndrome – cardiovascular disease nexus: hormones, adipokines and pro­inflammatory cytokines
Start date: Nov 2017
Other investigators: Dr Theresa Larkin, Susan Thomas

Publications and funding

Kaelle JA, Abujam AA, Ediriweera HA, Macfarlane MD (2016) Prevalence and symptomatology of catatonia in elderly patients referred to a consultation-liaison psychiatry service. Australasian Psychiatry 24 (2): 164-167

Other roles

  • Clinical Tutor, UOW
  • Honorary Fellow, UOW
    • Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
    • School of Medicine