Brain and Mind Centre
Professor Naismith is the Leonard P Ullman Chair in Psychology, based at the Charles Perkins Institute. She is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist who Heads the Healthy Brain Ageing Program, with clinics at the Brain & Mind Centre.
Professor Naismith is a Chief Investigator on grants totalling over $10 million. She holds two NHMRC project grants, and is an investigator on two NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence grants in the areas of sleep and depression. She receives funding from the NHMRC, Michael J Fox Foundation, ARC, as well as from Alzheimer’s Australia, ANZ Trustees and Parkinson’s NSW.
She has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well a range of book chapters and consumer resources. Her work spans the areas of biomarkers, interventions and clinical trials and is readily translatable. She speaks regularly to media and consumer audiences on the topics of healthy brain ageing.