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Researcher: Klekociuk, SZ (Dr Shannon Klekociuk)

Fields of Research

Behavioural neuroscience
Higher education
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Aged health care
Health promotion
Central nervous system
Preventative health care
Health services and systems
Psychology of ageing
Cell development, proliferation and death
Geriatrics and gerontology
Health psychology
Cellular nervous system
Exercise physiology
Community child health

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Behaviour and health
Health education and promotion
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Policies and development
Health related to ageing
Neonatal and child health
Preventive medicine
Health status (incl. wellbeing)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Absence of a relationship between subjective memory complaint and objective memory impairment in mild cognitive impairment (MCI): is it time to abandon subjective memory complaint as an MCI diagnostic criterion?; International Psychogeriatrics
Benchmarking international student experience; Tertiary Education and Management Conference
Cognitive reserve in the baseline data of Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project: No effect of age or interaction with gender; The fourth annual NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) Australian Dementia Forum
Diagnosing mild cognitive impairment as a precursor to dementia: fact or fallacy?; Australian Psychologist
Differential working memory function in mild cognitive impairment subtypes; 16th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Exploring the validity of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) subtypes: Multiple-domain amnestic MCI is the only identifiable subtype at longitudinal follow-up; Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Improving Knowledge and Practice through Massive Open Online Dementia Education: The Understanding Dementia and Preventing Dementia MOOCs; Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Internationalisation Strategy Benchmarking Final Report and Recommendations
Longitudinal deficits to executive functioning: 12 month follow up of Mild Cognitive Impairment subtypes; 18th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Longitudinal profiling of mild cognitive impairment subtypes; Alzheimer's Asociatin International Conference 201
Lowered performance in working memory and attentional sub-processes are most prominent in multi-domain amnestic mild cognitive impairment subtypes; Psychogeriatrics
Making neuroscience important and relevant: Online learning in an innovative Bachelor of Dementia Care program; Second International Conference, eLEOT 2015
Reducing false positive diagnoses in mild cognitive impairment: the importance of comprehensive neuropsychological assessment; European Journal of Neurology
Stability of amnestic mild cognitive impairment: Cantab paired associate learning as a predictor of a consistent diagnosis; Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2015
The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism moderates the effect of cognitive reserve on 36-month cognitive change in healthy older adults; Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions
The learning profile of persistent mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a potential diagnostic marker of persistent amnestic MCI; European Journal of Neurology
The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Episodic Memory Impairment in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Do episodic memory deficits identified at classification remain evident when later examined with different memory tests?; Neurology Research International
Validation of a dynamic measure of current cognitive reserve in a longitudinally assessed sample of healthy older adults: The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project; Assessment
What is a normal change in memory? N=1 classification of clinically relevant cognitive decline; AAIC 2015, Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Research Projects

Assessing Alzheimers disease risk online What is the relationship between risk factors and objective and subjective memory performance; Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC)
Preventative Health Research in Rural and Regional Communities (Tasmania); Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)

Research Candidate Supervision