HEADBOX LAB

headbo-logo-onlyHEADBOX lab aims to understand the biological bases of human behaviour and cognition.  We use psychophysiology and psychopharmacology to generate new knowledge on brain function and assess how complementary therapies affect neurocognition.  A range of ground-breaking research projects are underway across several clinical areas including mild cognitive impairment, dementia, women’s health, chronic pain, and cardiovascular disease.  HEADBOX lab offers the exciting opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team using cutting-edge research techniques including electrophysiology, neuroimaging, and ultrasonography.  We also have a vibrant fundamental science research stream investigating novel biomarkers for dementia, how brain function changes with age, and how our brain state affects task performance.

 

MEET THE HEADBOX TEAM

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A/Prof Genevieve Steiner, HEADBOX Team Leader

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr Mahmoud Al-Dabbas, Research Assistant and WSU Summer Scholarship Recipient

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Zainab Al-Modhefer, Associate Lecturer in Podiatry, MRes Candidate, Podiatrist, and Phlebotomist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Elana Andrews-Marney, Research Assistant, WSU Summer Scholarship Recipient, Advanced Medical Science Graduate (with Distinction), and Phlebotomist

 

 

 

 

 

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Mrs Adele Cave, PhD Candidate, Research Assistant, and Phlebotomist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Kanny Chow, Physiotherapist, Acupuncturist, and Research Volunteer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Katerina Christofides, PhD Candidate and Phlebotomist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Lauren Dewsbury, MRes Candidate, Naturopath, Research Assistant, and Phlebotomist

 

 

 

 

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Ms Naomi Fagan, Research Officer and Clinical Psychologist

 

 

 

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Mr Jack Fogarty, Research Assistant and PhD Candidate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Mark Hohenberg, Clinical Trial Consultant and Staff-Specialist Geriatrician

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Deyyan Jafar, Neuropsychology Research Assistant and Provisional Psychologist (Clinical Neuropsychology)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr Diana Karamacoska, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Najwa-Joelle Medri, WSU Summer Scholarship Recipient, Advanced Medical Science Candidate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Vince Oxenham, Clinical Trial Consultant and Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Holly Eva Ratajec, PhD Candidate and Phlebotomist

 

 

 

 

 

Lauren Rispen

 

 

 

 

Ms Lauren Rispen, Physiology PhD Candidate and Echocardiographer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Nikita Roy, Fulbright Scholar, University of Connecticut

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Danielle Shipton, Neuropsychology and Ultrasonography Research Assistant, Psychology Honours Graduate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. David Varjabedian, Clinical Trial Coordinator, Psychology Honours Graduate, and Phlebotomist

 

 

 

 

Contact A/Prof Steiner for more information or to discuss a potential collaboration.

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Super thankful to the volunteers who shared what the songs meant to them & how music shaped their lives over the yr… t.co/tcIqb3IjhQ

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🎵🎶 Check out our HEADBOX Hits playlist on @Spotify - it is a beautiful co-creation of the favourite #music from our… t.co/yjPs2pkene

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Wow. Can we clone @HEADBOXLab @DoktorGen?! t.co/T4JBxGU28J

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Just wrapped up our 3 year RCT of SLT for MCI @westernsydneyu!! Final participant competed their endpoint yesterday… t.co/VUsB1ClnHk

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So proud of my amazing @HEADBOXLab team 🤩🙌🏽 Back from leave today and managed to review 7 out of the 9 papers waiti… t.co/9EnLeWJYyp

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Congratulations @AdeleCave87 🥳🎉🎊 winning the Best Tutor Award for your engaging #psychology teaching @UOW 🌟🤩… t.co/op22YIIWfY

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Our first day of our HDR workshops for empowering PhD/Masters students taking control of their research project wit… t.co/m5i2M7FZyF

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Awesome event with legend @jarvanitakis great for all HDRs! @JackFog @AdeleCave87 @katchristofides @lauren_dewsburyt.co/Ob3CnANY7T