Associate Professor Stephanie Rainey-Smith

Associate Professor Stephanie Rainey-Smith

Associate Professor, Centre for Healthy Ageing, Health Futures Institute, Murdoch University

A/Prof. Rainey-Smith earned her PhD in neuroscience from King’s College London in 2010. She embarked on a journey in the field of neurodegenerative diseases and joined Professor Ralph Martins’ team at the Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Care, located at Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Western Australia. Today, A/Prof. Rainey-Smith is an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow and leads the Lifestyle Approaches Towards Cognitive Health (LATCH) Research Group at Murdoch University.

Her primary research focus is investigating modifiable risk factors such as sleep, diet, and physical activity, as well as nutraceutical agents, as potential preventative, and therapeutic interventions for maintaining healthy brain ageing. She employs multidisciplinary research approaches, combining modifiable risk factors and interventions with clinical, neuroimaging and fluid-based biomarker outcome measures.


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