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Researcher: Roccati, E (Dr Eddy Roccati)

Fields of Research

Nutrition and dietetics
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Cognitive neuroscience
Central nervous system
Geriatrics and gerontology
Aged health care
Health promotion
Health services and systems
Preventative health care
Sensory systems
Epidemiological methods
Digital health
Behavioural epidemiology
Primary health care
Applications in health
Health psychology
Sensor technology (incl. chemical aspects)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion
Analytical biochemistry
Speech recognition

Research Objectives

Mental health
Health related to ageing
Preventive medicine
Clinical health
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Artificial intelligence
Behaviour and health
Health education and promotion
Languages and linguistics
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Injury prevention and control
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander determinants of health
Health inequalities

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Adherence to the Mediterranean diet Is not related to beta-amyloid deposition: data from the Women's Healthy Ageing Project; Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease
Apolipoprotein E4 mediates the association between midlife dyslipidemia and cerebral amyloid in aging women; Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Association Between Components of Cognitive Reserve and Serum BDNF in Healthy Older Adults; Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
Associations of dietary pattern and sleep duration with cognitive decline in community-dwelling older adults: A seven-year follow-up cohort study; Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Automated analysis of propositional idea density in older adults; Cortex
Diet and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Neurobiology of Aging
Dietary patterns and β-amyloid deposition in aging Australian women; Alzheimer's & Dementia
Energy and macronutrient intakes at breakfast and cognitive declines in community-dwelling older adults: a 9-year follow-up cohort study; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: A Journal Reporting The Practical Application of Our World-Wide Knowledge of Nutrition
Exploring uptake of a university-level educational intervention to prevent cognitive decline and reduce dementia risk: The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project
Exploring uptake of a university-level educational intervention to prevent cognitive decline and reduce dementia risk: the Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project; Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2020
Incidence of medication-treated depression and anxiety associated with long-term cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and osteoarthritis in community-dwelling women and men; EClinicalMedicine
Incidence, progression, and patterns of multimorbidity in community- dwelling middle-aged men and women; Frontiers in Public Health
Increased age and higher levels of cognitive reserve are associated with lower serum BDNF levels in healthy older adults; Australian Dementia Forum 2021
Island Study Linking Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease (ISLAND) targeting dementia risk reduction: protocol for a prospective web-based cohort study; JMIR Research Protocols
Longitudinal nutritional changes in aging Australian women; Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Moving towards intelligent telemedicine: Computer vision measurement of human movement; Computers in Biology and Medicine
Poster - The island study linking ageing and neurodegenerative disease (ISLAND): a longitudinal public health research program targeting dementia risk reduction; 2020 Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Sex-specific protective effects of cognitive reserve on age-related cognitive decline: A 5-Year prospective cohort study; Neurology
Studying at university in later life slows cognitive decline: A long-term prospective study; Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions
TasTest: moving towards a digital screening test for pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease; Biomarkers
The association of age at diagnosis of hypertension with brain structure and incident dementia in the UK Biobank; Hypertension
The Island Study Linking Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease (ISLAND): A longitudinal public health research program targeting dementia risk reduction
The TAS Test project: a prospective longitudinal validation of new online motor-cognitive tests to detect preclinical Alzheimer’s disease and estimate 5-year risks of cognitive decline and dementia; BMC Neurology

Research Projects

Development of a non-invasive screening test to detect risk of Alzheimer's disease pathology; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The future in our hands: Screening for preclinical Alzheimer's disease by analysing hand movements; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Research Candidate Supervision