IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Mental health and the ageing brain

Research focus

  • Nutrition and the older person
  • Nutrition and Dementia
  • Translational research and Patient centred care

Publications and funding


  • Patient-centred dietetic care from the perspectives of older malnourished patients. Hazzard E, Barone L, Mason M, Lambert K, McMahon A. J Human Nutr Diet May 2017
  • Dietetic management of malnutrition in a health care setting: A six month pragmatic randomised controlled trial with a 24 month follow-up. M. Milosavljevic, S. Bowden, A. Ferguson, L. Barone, S. Mason, L. Tapsell, G. Noble. J Aging Res Clin Practice 2016
  • Difficulties in recruiting frail older inpatients to intervention studies. McFarlane S, Charlton K, Ferguson A, Barlogie J, Lynch P, McDonell L, Connolly W, Barone L, Mason M, Potter J, Milosavljevic M. Nutrition and Dietetics 2016.
  • What are my older clients eating? An observational study examining the dietary intake and nutritional status of older persons with cognitive impairment. Subrata TS, Potter J, M Milosavljevic M, Barone L, Mason M . Australasian Journal of Aging May 2015
  • A High prevalence of malnutrition in acute geriatric patients predicts adverse clinical outcomes and mortality within 12 months. Charlton K, Batterham M, Bowden S., Gosh A, Caldwell K, Barone L, Mason S, Potter J, Meyer B, Milosavljevic M. e-SPEN Journal 8 el20ee125 2013
  • Poor nutritional status of older sub-acute patients predicts clinical outcomes and mortality at 18 months of follow up. Charlton K, Nichols C., Bowden S., Barone L, Mason S, Milosavljevic. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Nov 2012
  • Evidence based practice guidelines for the dietetic management of adults with pressure injuries Trans Tasman Wound Care Group 2011.
    Older rehabilitation patients are at high risk of malnutrition: evidence from a large Australian database. Charlton K, Nichols C., Bowden S., Lambert K, Barone L, Mason S, Milosavljevic M. Nutrition Health and Ageing 2010
  • Assessing the elderly: Is the MNA a more appropriate tool than the SGA? Barone L, Milosavljevic M, and Gazibarich B. Nutrition Health and Ageing 2003