Dr Zoe Fitzgerald’s current research aims at targeting mild cognitive impairment and investigating impact of cognitive rehabilitation in combinations with dietary interventions, specifically anthocyanin-rich foods, in order to delay cognitive decline and onset of dementia.
do Rosario, V., Fitzgerald, Z.T., Broyd, S. J., et al. (2020). Food anthocyanins decrease concentrations of TNF-α in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A randomized, controlled, double blind clinical trial. Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases: NMCD.
Fitzgerald, Z., Mohamed, A., Thayer, Z., Ricci, M., & Miller, L. A. (2013). Accelerated long-term forgetting: A newly identified memory impairment in epilepsy. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20, pp1486-1491.
Fitzgerald, Z., Thayer, Z., Mohamed, A., & Miller, L. A. (2013). Examining factors related to accelerated long-term forgetting in epilepsy using ambulatory EEG monitoring. Epilepsia, 54 (5), pp819-827.
Fitzgerald, Z., Thayer, Z., Boserio, A., Mohamed, A., & Miller, L. (2012). Examining the role of epileptiform activity and sleep in accelerated long-term forgetting. Published in Final Program, The 2012 International Neuropsychological Society Mid-Year Meeting/11th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology June 27-30, 2012 Oslo, Norway. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18 (S2), pp65.
Boserio, J. M., Bradury, R., Thayer, Z., Fitzgerald, Z., & Mohamed, A. (2012). Sleep in partial epilepsy (PE) as compared to idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE). Published in Abstracts 10th European Congress of Epileptology, London UK, 30 September – 4 October 2012. Epilepsia, 53 (Suppl. 5), pp 128.
Fitzgerald, Z., Thayer, Z., Mohamed, A., & Miller, L. (2011). Accelerated long-term forgetting in epilepsy: Using ambulatory EEG monitoring to determine the pathophysiology. Australian Psychology Society, Combined Abstracts of 2011 Psychology Conferences: Abstracts of the 17th Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, 277.
Fitzgerald, Z., Mohamed, A., Thayer, Z., Batchelor, J., & Miller, L. (2010). The pathophysiology of accelerated long-term forgetting in epilepsy. Published in Abstracts International Congress of Epilepsy, Brain and Mind, Prague, March 18-20. Epilepsy & Behavior, 17, 593.
Neumann, D. L., Fitzgerald, Z. T., Furedy, J., Boyle, G. (2007). Sexually dimorphic effects of acute nicotine administration on arousal and visual-spatial ability in non-smoking human volunteers. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 86, 758-765.