Project Staff

Project Staff are involved with the day to day running of projects.

Ambreen AfridiHonorary Project Student
Joanne AvraamResearch Assistant (Honorary)
Danielle BaxterResearch Assistant (Honorary)
Caroline BeattyResearch Assistant (Honorary)
Janet BondarenkoProject Co-ordinator
Lauren BookerResearch Assistant
Bruna Borges WageckResearch Assistant (Honorary)
Helen BoursinosResearch Assistant (Honorary)
Angela BurgeResearch Assistant (Honorary)
Berkay CakalHonorary Project Student
Dr Marina CavuotoResearch Assistant
Allison CollinsIBAS Project Officer
Dr Jennifer CoriPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Emily DaltonHonorary Research Assistant
Andrew DawsonHonorary Project Officer
Simone De LucaHonorary Research Assistant
Lisa FuhrmeisterNurse (ICU)
Dr Amelia HarrisonMedical Scientist
Mariana Hoffman-BarbosaHonorary Research Assistant
Jody HookResearch Assistant
Ruth HoskingResearch Assistant
Jennifer JonesHonorary Research Assistant
Devaang KevatCRC Project Staff
Adrienne MatthewsICU Nurse
Clare McKinnonHonorary Research Assistant
Hailey MeaklimResearch Assistant
Aqsa NaqviResearch Assistant (Casual)
Rebecca NdongoResearch Assistant
Cristino OliveiraHonorary Research Assistant
Tarveen RagbirSinghHonorary Research Assistant
Sarah ReticaHonorary Research Assistant
Dr Julien RobinsonMedical Scientist
Dr Andre RodriguesAndre Rodrigues
Thomas RollinsonHonorary Research Assistant
Tracy RooneyResearch Nurse
Debra SandfordHonorary Research Assistant
Dr Brook ShiferawPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Kobie TaylorHonorary Project Student
Sophie TurnerResearch Assistant
Tyler YodgeeResearch Assistant


Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, such as walking or riding a bike, can help make...

Notch monitoring in sleepNOTCH MONITORING IN SLEEP

Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is abnormal during sleep. There are two main forms of sleep apnea: obstructive and central. For obstructive sleep apnea, breathing is reduced because the airway...

Do you have Spinal cord injury? Tired?  Get treated!DO YOU HAVE SPINAL CORD INJURY? TIRED? GET TREATED!

Melbourne researchers have found that 80 percent of people with quadriplegic spinal injuries have sleep apnoea. It's having a big effect on their lives but they don't know they have it, and they don't know it can be treated.

World 1st heavy vehicle driver fatigue study releasedWORLD 1ST HEAVY VEHICLE DRIVER FATIGUE STUDY RELEASED

The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) have released the results of what is hailed as a world-first study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue.

AAMRI Election Statement released on 25th March 2019AAMRI ELECTION STATEMENT RELEASED ON 25TH MARCH 2019

AAMRI released its election statement calling on politicians to commit to three main priorities: ensuring the MRFF reaches $20 billion by 2020-21, provide continued strong support for the NHMRC, and develop sustainable and rewarding career pathways.

Portrait unveiled at Canberra's Parliament HousePORTRAIT UNVEILED AT CANBERRA'S PARLIAMENT HOUSE

IBAS Director Anna Burke had barely got into the swing of her speech at the unveiling of her portrait at Canberra's Parliament House when the ringing of bells caused half her audience to hurry away.

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