New Fellow Professor Sarah Medland OAM FAA FAHMS FASSA is a statistical geneticist, using her knowledge in the field to advance our understanding of what role genetics play in the structure and function of the human brain. #FellowsAA science.org.au/news-and-even…

May 25, 2022 · 11:46 PM UTC

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Drawn to science by her desire to understand how things work, why things go wrong and how we can fix them, Prof Medland has worked to produce new methods of neuroimaging to improve the analysis of genome wide data. @aahms_health @acadsocsci #FellowsAA 📷Supplied
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Alongside @QIMRBerghofer colleagues from genetics, neuroimaging and psychiatry, Prof Medland co-founded Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis (ENIGMA) which examines the impact of psychiatric disorders & non-neurological diseases on brain structure and function.
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The advancement of Prof Medland’s neuroimaging technology has the potential to aid future research in brain degeneration and disease. Her research can also be used to investigate the impacts of COVID-19 on mental health. #FellowsAA #FightingCov2
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Replying to @Science_Academy
So how about this elite body of scientists now does something for science and scientists in this country.. funding and jobs and training. Nothing of note happened under the LNP rorters and cutters... how about some positive action??