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 healthcare setting: A six month pragmatic randomised controlled trial with a 24-month follow-up. Milosavljevic M, Bowden S, Ferguson A, Barone L, Mason M, Tapsell L & Nobley G. J Journal of Aging Research & Clinical Practice 2016
  • Difficulties in recruiting frail older inpatients to intervention studies. MacFarlane, 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. TS Subrata, J Potter, M Milosavljevic, L Barone, & M Mason. Australasian Journal on Aging May 2015
  • A high prevalence of malnutrition in acute geriatric patients predicts adverse clinical outcomes and mortality within 12 months. Charlton, K. E., Batterham, M. J., Bowden, S., Ghosh A, Caldwell K, Barone L, Mason M, Potter J, Meyer B & Milosavljevic M. The European e-journal of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism 2013
  • Poor nutritional status of older subacute patients predicts clinical outcomes and mortality at 18 months follow-up. K Charlton, C Nichols, S Bowden, K Lambert, L Barone, M Mason & M Milosavljevic. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Sep 2012
  • Older rehabilitation patients are at high risk of malnutrition: evidence from a large Australian database. K Charlton, C Nichols, S Bowden, K Lambert, L Barone, M Mason, M Batterham The Journal of Nutrition and Healthy Aging October 2010
  • Thickened fluids: factors affecting wastage C Patch, M Mason, F Curio-Borg, & L Tapsell. Journal of Advances in Speech Pathology 2003
  • Implementation of malnutrition screening and assessment by dietitians: malnutrition exists in acute and rehabilitation settings. Beck E, Carrie M, Lambert K, Mason S, Milosavljevice M, & Patch C. Australian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics 2001