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Researcher: Kuruvilla, M (Dr Maneesh Kuruvilla)

Fields of Research

Behavioural neuroscience
Aged health care
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Health and community services
Health systems
Health promotion
Behavioural epidemiology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion
Behavioural economics
Preventative health care
Virtual and mixed reality
Implementation science and evaluation
Residential client care
Geriatrics and gerontology
Health psychology

Research Objectives

Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Provision of health and support services
Behaviour and health
Community health care
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community service programs
Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
Clinical health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Methodology for Laboratory Experiments in Developing Countries: Examples from the Busara Center; SSRN eLibrary
Distance- rather than location-based temporal judgments are more accurate during episodic recall in a real-world task; Memory
Isolated REM sleep behaviour disorder: current diagnostic procedures and emerging new technologies; Journal of Neurology
Lateral entorhinal cortex lesions impair both egocentric and allocentric object-place associations; Brain and Neuroscience Advances
Lateral entorhinal cortex lesions impair local spatial frameworks; Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience
The use of virtual reality in screening for preclinical Alzheimer's disease: A scoping review protocol; PLoS One

Research Projects

Detecting dementia risk by wearing a watch: Evaluation of sleep/wake patterns to identify REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) in Tasmania; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Identifying older adults in Tasmania with REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder(RBD): the crucial first step towards reducing their high risk of neurodegeneration.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
A unit dedicated to dementia in Indigenous peoples in the online Dementia Care Degree Program
Laughter ISLAND: Using comedy to promote brain health and dementia risk reduction behaviours
Sniffing out Dementia: Olfactory dysfunction in an at risk group of older Tasmanians
The design and development of a guide for medical health practitioners to facilitate the discussion and diagnosis of dementia within Tasmanian minority ethnic communities

Research Candidate Supervision