Research Associate

Dr Megan Mary Heffernan

medicine-health
Centre for Healthy BrainAgeing

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Rangel CA; Noble Y; Radd-Vagenas S; Mavros Y; Flood VM; O'Leary F; Brodaty H; Sachdev PS; Heffernan M; Valenzuela M; Anstey KJ; Daniel K; Ginige JA; San Jose JC; Chau T; Rancurello SG; Singh MAF, 2021, 'Nutrition Module Design in Maintain Your Brain: An internet-based randomized controlled trial to prevent cognitive decline and dementia', British Journal of Nutrition, pp. 1 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114521001859
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Kivipelto M; Mangialasche F; Snyder HM; Allegri R; Andrieu S; Arai H; Baker L; Belleville S; Brodaty H; Brucki SM; Calandri I; Caramelli P; Chen C; Chertkow H; Chew E; Choi SH; Chowdhary N; Crivelli L; Torre RDL; Du Y; Dua T; Espeland M; Feldman HH; Hartmanis M; Hartmann T; Heffernan M; Henry CJ; Hong CH; Håkansson K; Iwatsubo T; Jeong JH; Jimenez-Maggiora G; Koo EH; Launer LJ; Lehtisalo J; Lopera F; Martínez-Lage P; Martins R; Middleton L; Molinuevo JL; Montero-Odasso M; Moon SY; Morales-Pérez K; Nitrini R; Nygaard HB; Park YK; Peltonen M; Qiu C; Quiroz YT; Raman R; Rao N; Ravindranath V; Rosenberg A; Sakurai T; Salinas RM; Scheltens P; Sevlever G; Soininen H; Sosa AL; Suemoto CK; Tainta-Cuezva M; Velilla L; Wang Y; Whitmer R; Xu X; Bain LJ; Solomon A; Ngandu T; Carrillo MC, 2020, 'World-Wide FINGERS Network: A global approach to risk reduction and prevention of dementia', Alzheimer's and Dementia, vol. 16, pp. 1078 - 1094, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alz.12123
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Ginige JA; Boulamatsis C; Heffernan M; San Jose JC; Chuprov I; Chau T; Maeder A; Valenzuela M; Fiatarone Singh M; Mavros Y; Noble Y; Radd-Vagenas S; Guerrero Y; Jain N; O'Leary F; Kochan N; Brodaty H, 2020, 'Fully-Online, Interoperable Clinical Trial Management System for Multi-Interventional RCT: Maintain Your Brain Digital Platform', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol. 268, pp. 97 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SHTI200009
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Heffernan M; Andrews G; Fiatarone Singh MA; Valenzuela M; Anstey KJ; Maeder AJ; McNeil J; Jorm L; Lautenschlager NT; Sachdev PS; Ginige JA; Hobbs MJ; Boulamatsis C; Chau T; Cobiac L; Cox KL; Daniel K; Flood VM; Guerrero Y; Gunn J; Jain N; Kochan NA; Lampit A; Mavros Y; Meiklejohn J; Noble Y; O'Leary F; Radd-Vagenas S; Walton CC; Brodaty H, 2019, 'Maintain Your Brain: Protocol of a 3-Year Randomized Controlled Trial of a Personalized Multi-Modal Digital Health Intervention to Prevent Cognitive Decline among Community Dwelling 55 to 77 Year Olds', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 70, pp. S221 - S237, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-180572
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Walton CC; Lampit A; Boulamatsis C; Hallock H; Barr P; Ginige JA; Brodaty H; Chau T; Heffernan M; Sachdev PS; Fiatarone Singh MA; Valenzuela M, 2019, 'Design and Development of the Brain Training System for the Digital Maintain Your Brain Dementia Prevention Trial', JMIR Aging, vol. 2, pp. e13135 - e13135, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/13135
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Aerts L; Harrison F; Jessop T; Cations M; Chenoweth L; Shell A; Popovic GC; Heffernan M; Hilmer S; Sachdev PS; Draper B, 2018, 'Antipsychotic Deprescription for Older Adults in Long-term Care: The HALT Study', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 19, pp. 592 - 600.e7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2018.05.002
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Gresham M; Heffernan M; Brodaty H, 2018, 'The Going to Stay at Home program: Combining dementia caregiver training and residential respite care', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 30, pp. 1697 - 1706, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610218000686
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Radd-Vagenas S; Singh MAF; Daniel K; Noble Y; Jain N; O’leary F; Mavros Y; Heffernan M; Meiklejohn J; Guerrero Y; Chau T; Sachdev PS; Brodaty H; Flood VM, 2018, 'Validity of the mediterranean diet and culinary index (Medicul) for online assessment of adherence to the ‘traditional’ diet and aspects of cuisine in older adults', Nutrients, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu10121913
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Jessop T; Harrison F; Cations M; Draper B; Chenoweth L; Hilmer S; Westbury J; Low LF; Heffernan M; Sachdev P; Close J; Blennerhassett J; Marinkovich M; Shell A; Brodaty H, 2017, 'Halting Antipsychotic Use in Long-Term care (HALT): A single-arm longitudinal study aiming to reduce inappropriate antipsychotic use in long-term care residents with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 29, pp. 1391 - 1403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610217000084
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Aerts L; Heffernan M; Kochan NA; Crawford JD; Draper B; Trollor JN; Sachdev PS; Brodaty H, 2017, 'Effects of MCI subtype and reversion on progression to dementia in a community sample', Neurology, vol. 88, pp. 2225 - 2232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000004015
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Aerts L; Crawford JD; Heffernan M; Kochan NA; Reppermund S; Kang K; Maston K; Draper B; Trollor JN; Sachdev PS, 2017, 'Operationalizing the Diagnostic Criteria for Mild Cognitive Impairment: The Salience of Objective Measures in Predicting Incident Dementia', American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 25, pp. 485 - 497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2016.12.012
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Heffernan M; Mather KA; Xu J; Assareh AA; Kochan NA; Reppermund S; Draper B; Trollor JN; Sachdev P; Brodaty H, 2016, 'Alcohol Consumption and Incident Dementia: Evidence from the Sydney Memory and Ageing Study', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 52, pp. 529 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-150537
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Gresham M; Tsang RSM; Heffernan M; Brodaty H, 2014, 'Study protocol of the Going to Stay at Home program: Evaluation of a residential carer training program to reduce dementia carer distress and burden', SpringerPlus, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2193-1801-3-330
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Kochan NA; Draper B; Trollor JN; Reppermund S; Slavin MJ; Sachdev PS, 2013, 'Mild Cognitive Impairment in a community sample: The Sydney Memory and Ageing Study', Alzheimers and Dementia, vol. 9, pp. 310 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2011.11.010
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Draper B; Reppermund S; Kochan NA; Slavin MJ; Trollor JN; Sachdev PS, 2012, 'Neuropsychiatric symptoms in older people with and without cognitive impairment', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 31, pp. 411 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-2012-120169
  • Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Andrews G; Anstey KJ; Singh MAF; Jorm L; Lautenschlager NT; Maeder A; McNeil J; Sachdev PS; Valenzuela M, 2020, 'Internet based multicomponent interventions to prevent cognitive decline: The Maintain Your Brain trial', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Wiley, Vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alz.044180
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Fiatarone Singh MA; Valenzuela M; Andrews G; Chau T; San Jose JC; Sachdev PS; Anstey KJ; Jorm L; Lautenschlager NT; McNeil J; Maeder A; Ginige JA, 2019, 'How many people aged 55-77 years are eligible for lifestyle interventions to prevent cognitive decline? [Poster Abstract P3-598]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Elsevier BV, Los Angeles, CA, USA., Vol. 15, pp. P1205 - P1205, presented at Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019, Los Angeles, CA, USA., 14 July 2019 - 16 July 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2019.06.3635
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Heffernan M; Andrews G; Anstey KJ; Fiatarone Singh MA; Jorm L; Maeder A; McNeil J; Lautenschlager NT; Sachdev PS; Valenzuela M; Brodaty H, 2018, 'Risk factors for dementia in 55-75-year-olds enrolled in a pilot study for maintain your brain, an internet preventative intervention [Abstract P3-577]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Elsevier BV, Chicago, USA, Vol. 14, pp. P1345 - P1345, presented at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2018, Chicago, USA, 22 July 2018 - 26 July 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2018.06.1943
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Fiatorone Singh M; Valenzuela M; Andrews G; Lautenschlager NT; Anstey KJ; Maeder A; Jorm L; McNeil J; Ginige A; Chau T; Sachdev PS, 2017, 'Maintain Your Brain: A Randomised Controlled Trial of an Internet-Based Multi-Component Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Cognitive Decline and Dementia [Abstract F4-05-01]', in Alzheimer's and Dementia, Elsevier, London, UK, Vol. 13, pp. P1216 - P1216, presented at Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017, London, UK, 16 July 2017 - 20 July 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2017.07.390
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Aerts L; Crawford J; Kochan N; Heffernan M; Draper B; Trollor JN; Sachdev PS; Brodaty H, 2016, 'MCI diagnosis: less is more [Abstract O4-06-05]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 12, pp. P346 - P346, presented at Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016, Toronto, Canada, 24 July 2016 - 28 July 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.641
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Kochan N; Draper B; Trollor J; Sachdev PS, 2016, 'Incidence of MCI and dementia over six years in an Australian population sample [Abstract P1-388]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 12, pp. P581 - P581, presented at Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016, Toronto, Canada, 24 July 2016 - 28 July 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.1140
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Kochan N; Trollor J; Draper B; Sachdev P, 2015, 'Stability of life satisfaction in community dwelling older adults [Abstract FC04.05]', in International Psychogeriatrics, Cambridge University Press (CUP): STM Journals, Berlin, Germany, Vol. 27, pp. S57 - S57, presented at 17th IPA International Congress, Berlin, Germany, 13 October 2015 - 16 October 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S104161021500215X
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Kochan NA; Reppermund S; Mather K; Assareh A; Xu J; Draper B; Trollor J; Sachdev PS, 2014, 'The effect of alcohol consumption and apolipoprotein E (APOE) 4 status on incident dementia over 4-years in the Sydney Memory and Ageing Study [Abstract P2-307]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, Vol. 10, pp. P591 - P591, presented at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, 12 July 2014 - 17 July 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2014.05.986
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Draper B; Reppermund S; Kochan N; Slavin M; Trollor J; Sachdev P, 2012, 'Neuropsychiatric symptoms and cognitive decline over two years in a community sample with and without mild cognitive impairment [Abstract P1-081]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2012, Vancouver, Canada, Vol. 8, pp. P134 - P134, presented at Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2012, Vancouver, Canada, 14 July 2012 - 19 July 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2012.05.357
    Conference Abstracts | 2011
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Heffernan M; Kochan NA; Reppermund S; Slavin MJ; Draper B; Trollor JN; Kang K; Sachdev PS, (ed.), 2011, 'Incidence, prevalence and predictors of course of mild cognitive impairment: The Sydney Memory and Ageing Study [Abstract P3-068]', in Alzheimer's and Dementia, Elsevier, Orlando, Florida, Vol. 7, pp. S535 - S535, presented at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease, Paris, France, 16 July 2011 - 21 July 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2011.05.1507
    Conference Abstracts | 2011
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Brodaty H; Kochan N; Draper B; Reppermund S; Slavin M; Sachdev P; Heffernan M, 2011, 'Prevalence, incidence, progression, reversion and risk factors for Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Sydney Memory and Aging Study [Abstract FC09.01]', in International Psychogeriatrics, Cambridge University Press, The Hague, The Netherlands, Vol. 23, pp. S125 - S126, presented at 15th International Congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association: Reinventing Aging through Innovation, The Hague, The Netherlands, 06 September 2011 - 09 September 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610211001281
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Megan Mary Heffernan
    Heffernan M; Newell BR, 2009, 'The dual systems approach to category learning: How do people switch between systems?', in Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, presented at 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam

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