Dr Azadeh Feizpour
PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Location
Heidelberg Campus
245 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg Victoria 3084

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Biography

Dr Azadeh Feizpour is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Molecular Imaging and Therapy, Austin Health. She earned her PhD in Neuroscience from Monash University in 2018.

Currently, her primary focus is on validating newly developed blood biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) against established neuroimaging gold standards for AD diagnosis, namely amyloid-beta (Aβ) and tau positron emission tomography (PET), by leveraging data from the Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) and the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers, and Lifestyle (AIBL) studies.

Dr Feizpour’s research interests span Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, neuroimaging, and blood biomarkers. Her passion lies in working with clinical experts to implement novel diagnostic techniques in real-world clinical settings.

Career highlights

Current roles

  • Senior Research Fellow at The Florey
  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Austin Health
  • Member of Florey’s Mentoring committee
  • Member of Florey Postdoctoral Association committee
  • Category B (Scientist) member of the Florey Animal Ethics Committee

Past roles

  • Chief Scientist at TALi Health (Digital health medical device company)

Awards and achievements

  • 2023 – Invited speaker at the 21st Annual MCI Symposium
  • 2023 – HAI2023 Young Investigator Travel Scholarship for 15th Annual Human Amyloid Imaging Conference
  • 2021 – Invited interviewee on ABC RN – The Drawing Room
  • 2020 – Invited speaker at LEVEL UP KL 2020
  • 2017 – Monash International Travel Grant
  • 2017 – Finalist: Melbourne Datathon 2017
  • 2016 – RIKEN BSI summer school travel grant
  • 2014 – Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS)
  • 2014 – Monash International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (MIPRS)

Research publications

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