Kimberley Stuart

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Kimberley Stuart

Research Fellow and Project Coordinator, Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Room 417-21 (Level 4), Medical Science 1, Hobart CBD Campuses

0419 155 663 (phone)

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Fields of Research

  • Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology) (170101)
  • Continuing and Community Education (130101)
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology (110308)
  • Central Nervous System (110903)

Research Objectives

  • Nervous System and Disorders (920111)
  • Health Related to Ageing (920502)
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing (920112)
  • Diagnostic Methods (920203)


Total publications


Journal Article

(5 outputs)
2017Imlach A, Ward D, Stuart KE, Summers MJ, Valenzuela MJ, et al., 'Age is no barrier: predictors of academic success in older learners', n p j Science of Learning, 2 Article 13. ISSN 2056-7936 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41539-017-0014-5 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Imlach A; Ward D; Summers MJ; King AE; Saunders NL; Summers JJ; Srikanth V; Robinson A; Vickers JC


2017Stuart K, King AE, Fernandez-Martos CM, Summers MJ, Vickers JC, 'Environmental novelty exacerbates stress hormones and Aβ pathology in an Alzheimer's model', Scientific Reports, 7, (1) Article 2764. ISSN 2045-2322 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-03016-0 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: King AE; Fernandez-Martos CM; Summers MJ; Vickers JC


2017Stuart KE, King AE, Fernandez-Martos CM, Dittmann J, Summers MJ, et al., 'Mid-life environmental enrichment increases synaptic density in CA1 in a mouse model of Aβ-associated pathology and positively influences synaptic and cognitive health in healthy ageing', Journal of Comparative Neurology, 525, (8) pp. 1797-1810. ISSN 0021-9967 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/cne.24156 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: King AE; Fernandez-Martos CM; Dittmann J; Summers MJ; Vickers JC


2014Stuart K, Summers MJ, Valenzuela MJ, Vickers JC, 'BDNF and COMT polymorphisms have a limited association with episodic memory performance or engagement in complex cognitive activity in healthy older adults', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 110 pp. 1-7. ISSN 1074-7427 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.nlm.2014.01.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Summers MJ; Vickers JC


2014Ward DD, Summers MJ, Saunders NLJ, Janssen P, Stuart KE, et al., 'APOE and BDNF Val66Met polymorphisms combine to influence episodic memory function in older adults', Behavioural Brain Research, 271 pp. 309-315. ISSN 0166-4328 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.06.022 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Ward DD; Summers MJ; Saunders NLJ; Vickers JC