Dr Moyra   Mortby
Senior Lecturer

Dr Moyra Mortby

2012: PhD in Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Laudatio: Magna Cum Laude.

2007: MSc in Psychologicial Research Methods, Keele University, United Kingdom.

2006: BSc in Criminology and Psychology (Dual Honours), Keele University, United Kingdom.

Science
School of Psychology

Dr Moyra Mortby is a senior research fellow in the School of Psychology, Faculty of Science, UNSW Sydney. She holds a conjoint appointment with Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and is an Associate Investigator of the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute.

Dr Mortby was awarded her PhD with Laudatio Magna Cum Laude from the University of Zurich, Switzerland (2012). During her post-doctoral research, she retrained in advanced neuroimaging techniques to complement her research skills in psychology.

Dr Mortby is an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow and previously held a fellowship from the Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation. She is the recipient of the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association’s International Society to US Advance Alzheimer’s International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment Neuropsychiatric Syndromes Professional Interest Area (ISTAART NPS PIA) New Investigator Award for demonstrated research commitment to the field of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia.

Dr Mortby holds key international committee roles including the position of Vice Chair of the US ISTAART NPS PIA and Chair of the Apathy Working Group of the US ISTAART NPS PIA.

Phone
+61 (2) 9399 1147

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Ismail Z; Mortby ME, 2017, 'Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Screening in Older Adults', in Mental Health and Illness of the Elderly, edn. Mental Health and Illness Worldwide, Springer, pp. 343 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2414-6_16
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Ismail Z; Mortby ME, 2016, 'Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Screening Tests in Older Adults', in Mental Health and Illness Worldwide, Springer Singapore, pp. 1 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-0370-7_16-1
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Anstey KJ, 2016, 'Mental Health and Ageing', in Encyclopedia of Geropsychology, Springer
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Forstmeier S; Mortby M; Maercker A, 2011, 'Kognitive, behaviorale und achtsamkeitsbasierte Interventionen in der Alterspsychotherapie', in Hirsch RD; Bronisch T; Sulz S (ed.), Das Alter Birgt Viele Chancen: Psychotherapie als Türöffner.
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Adler L; Agüera-Ortiz L; Bateman DR; Brodaty H; Cantillon M; Geda YE; Ismail Z; Lanctôt KL; Marshall GA; Padala PR; Politis A; Rosenberg PB; Siarkos K; Sultzer DL; Theleritis C, 2021, 'Apathy as a Treatment Target in Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Clinical Trials', The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2021.06.016
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Miller DS; Robert P; Ereshefsky L; Adler L; Bateman D; Cummings J; DeKosky ST; Fischer CE; Husain M; Ismail Z; Jaeger J; Lerner AJ; Li A; Lyketsos CG; Manera V; Mintzer J; Moebius HJ; Mortby M; Meulien D; Pollentier S; Porsteinsson A; Rasmussen J; Rosenberg PB; Ruthirakuhan MT; Sano M; Zucchero Sarracini C; Lanctôt KL, 2021, 'Diagnostic criteria for apathy in neurocognitive disorders', Alzheimer's and Dementia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alz.12358
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Anstey KJ; Peters R; Mortby ME; Kiely KM; Eramudugolla R; Cherbuin N; Huque MH; Dixon RA, 2021, 'Association of sex differences in dementia risk factors with sex differences in memory decline in a population-based cohort spanning 20–76 years', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-86397-7
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Anstey KJ; Butterworth P; Christensen H; Easteal S; Cherbuin N; Leach L; Burns R; Kiely KM; Mortby ME; Eramudugolla R; Gad I, 2021, 'Cohort Profile Update: The PATH through Life Project', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 50, pp. 35 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyaa179
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME, 2021, 'Mild behavioral impairment: Challenges facing a quickly developing evidence base', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 33, pp. 209 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610220004020
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Bateman DR; Gill S; Hu S; Foster ED; Ruthirakuhan MT; Sellek AF; Mortby ME; Matušková V; Ng KP; Tarawneh RM; Freund-Levi Y; Kumar S; Gauthier S; Rosenberg PB; Ferreira de Oliveira F; Devanand DP; Ballard C; Ismail Z, 2020, 'Agitation and impulsivity in mid and late life as possible risk markers for incident dementia', Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions, vol. 6, pp. e12016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/trc2.12016
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Sargent‐Cox K; Beattie E; Lautenschlager NT; Doyle C; Anstey KJ, 2020, 'The BPSD PLUS Program: Efficacy of a novel person‐centred care approach to reduce neuropsychiatric symptoms in residents with dementia', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alz.038866
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Eikelboom WS; Koch J; Beattie E; Lautenschlager N; Doyle C; Anstey KJ; van den Berg E; Papma JM; Mortby ME, 2020, '303 - Residential aged care staff’s perception of and response to behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia – a qualitative analysis of clinical care notes', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 32, pp. 61 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1041610220002033
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Kiely KM; Mortby ME; Anstey KJ, 2020, 'Third-party impact of dual sensory loss on neuropsychiatric symptom-related distress among friends and family', Gerontology, vol. 66, pp. 351 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000507856
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Beattie E; Lautenschlager NT; Doyle C; Anstey KJ, 2019, 'P4-223: IMPROVING CARER KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY TOWARDS DEMENTIA CARE - FINDINGS FROM THE BPSDPLUS PROGRAM', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 15, pp. P1362 - P1362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2019.06.3886
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Kiely KM; Mortby ME; Anstey KJ, 2018, 'Differential associations between sensory loss and neuropsychiatric symptoms in adults with and without a neurocognitive disorder', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 30, pp. 261 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610217001120
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Ismail Z; Anstey KJ, 2018, 'Prevalence estimates of mild behavioral impairment in a population-based sample of pre-dementia states and cognitively healthy older adults', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 30, pp. 221 - 232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610217001909
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Black SE; Gauthier S; Miller D; Porsteinßon A; Smith EE; Ismail Z, 2018, 'Dementia clinical trial implications of mild behavioral impairment', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 30, pp. 171 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610218000042
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Sheikh F; Ismail Z; Mortby ME; Barber P; Cieslak A; Fischer K; Granger R; Hogan DB; Mackie A; Maxwell CJ; Menon B; Mueller P; Patry D; Pearson D; Quickfall J; Sajobi T; Tse E; Wang M; Smith EE, 2018, 'Prevalence of mild behavioral impairment in mild cognitive impairment and subjective cognitive decline, and its association with caregiver burden', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 30, pp. 233 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S104161021700151X
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Ismail Z; Gatchel J; Bateman DR; Barcelos-Ferreira R; Chantillon M; Jaeger J; Donovan NJ; Mortby ME, 2018, 'Affective and emotional dysregulation as pre-dementia risk markers: Exploring the mild behavioral impairment symptoms of depression, anxiety, irritability, and euphoria', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 30, pp. 185 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610217001880
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Watts AS; Mortby ME; Burns JM, 2018, 'Depressive symptoms as a barrier to engagement in physical activity in older adults with and without Alzheimer’s disease', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, pp. e0208581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208581
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Peters R, 2018, 'Greater cognitive decline relative to normal ageing occurs at least 10 years prior to clinical dementia diagnosis', Evidence-Based Medicine, vol. 23, pp. 79 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2017-110876
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Andrews SJ; Ismail Z; Anstey KJ; Mortby M, 2018, 'Association of Alzheimer's genetic loci with mild behavioral impairment', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, vol. 177, pp. 727 - 735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.32684
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Ismail Z; Gatchel J; Bateman DR; Barcelos-Ferreira R; Cantillon M; Jaeger J; Donovan NJ; Mortby ME, 2018, 'Affective and emotional dysregulation as pre-dementia risk markers: Exploring the mild behavioral impairment symptoms of depression, anxiety, irritability, and euphoria - CORRIGENDUM', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 31, pp. 157 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610218000637
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Lyketsos CG; Geda YE; Ismail Z, 2018, 'Special Issue on mild behavioral impairment and non-cognitive prodromes to dementia', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 30, pp. 167 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610218000108
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Ismail Z; Elbayoumi H; Fischer CE; Hogan DB; Millikin CP; Schweizer T; Mortby ME; Smith EE; Patten SB; Fiest KM, 2017, 'Prevalence of depression in patients with mild cognitive impairment: A systematic review and meta-analysis', JAMA Psychiatry, vol. 74, pp. 58 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.3162
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Burns R; Eramudugolla R; Ismail Z; Anstey KJ, 2017, 'Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Cognitive Impairment: Understanding the Importance of Co-Morbid Symptoms', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 59, pp. 141 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-170050
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Eramudugolla R; Mortby ME; Sachdev P; Meslin C; Kumar R; Anstey KJ, 2017, 'Evaluation of a research diagnostic algorithm for DSM-5 neurocognitive disorders in a population-based cohort of older adults', Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13195-017-0246-x
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Lanctôt KL; Agüera-Ortiz L; Brodaty H; Francis PT; Geda YE; Ismail Z; Marshall GA; Mortby ME; Onyike CU; Padala PR; Politis AM; Rosenberg PB; Siegel E; Sultzer DL; Abraham EH, 2017, 'Apathy associated with neurocognitive disorders: Recent progress and future directions', Alzheimer's and Dementia, vol. 13, pp. 84 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.05.008
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Ismail Z; Agüera-Ortiz L; Brodaty H; Cieslak A; Cummings J; Fischer CE; Gauthier S; Geda YE; Herrmann N; Kanji J; Lanctôt KL; Miller DS; Mortby ME; Onyike CU; Rosenberg PB; Smith EE; Smith GS; Sultzer DL; Lyketsos C, 2017, 'The Mild Behavioral Impairment Checklist (MBI-C): A Rating Scale for Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Pre-Dementia Populations', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 56, pp. 929 - 938, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-160979
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Kim S; Mortby M, 2017, 'DEMENTIA-RELATED STIGMA, CULTURAL DIVERSITY, AND HELP SEEKING INTENTIONS', Innovation in Aging, vol. 1, pp. 693 - 693, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igx004.2483
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Andrews SJ; Mortby ME; Ismail Z; Anstey KJ, 2017, '[P1-140]: ALZHEIMER's GENETIC RISK SCORE LINKED TO MILD BEHAVIORAL IMPAIRMENT', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 13, pp. P296 - P296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2017.06.207
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Eramudugolla R; Burns R; Ismail Z; Anstey KJ, 2017, '[P2-274]: MILD BEHAVIORAL IMPAIRMENT: WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS?', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 13, pp. P719 - P719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2017.06.927
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Kim S; Mortby ME, 2016, 'P2-189: Dementia-Related Stigma, Cultural Diversity and Help-Seeking Intentions: Findings from a Population Survey', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 12, pp. P691 - P691, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.1356
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Watts A; Mortby ME; Burns JM, 2016, 'P1-412: Neuropsychiatric Symptoms are a Barrier to Engagement in Physical Activity', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 12, pp. P592 - P592, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.1164
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Kiely KM; Mortby ME; Anstey KJ, 2016, 'P2-177: Sensory Loss in Older Adults at Risk of Cognitive Impairment Predicts Neuropsychiatric Symptom-Related Distress among their Immediate Family Members', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 12, pp. P684 - P685, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.1344
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Burns R; Sargent-Cox K; Cherbuin N; Ryan L; Beattie E; Anstey KJ, 2016, 'P2-175: Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia and Carer Burden: Considering the Role of Carer Management Style: Findings from the Besyde Pilot Study', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 12, pp. P683 - P683, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.1342
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Cherbuin N; Carey L; Mortby M; Anstey KJ, 2016, 'Predictors of future stroke in adults 60-64 years living in the community', World Journal of Neurology, vol. 6, pp. 14 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.5316/wjn.v6.i1.14
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Ismail Z; Brodaty H; Cieslak A; Fischer CE; Gauthier S; Geda YE; Herrmann N; Kanji J; Lanctot KL; Miller D; Mortby ME; Onyike C; Ortiz LA; Rosenberg P; Smith EE; Smith GS; Sultzer D; Cummings JL; Lyketsos C, 2016, 'O1-13-03: The Mild Behavioral Impairment Checklist (MBI-C): a New Rating Scale for Neuropsychiatric Symptoms as Early Manifestations of Neurodegenerative Disease', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 12, pp. P209 - P210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.06.366
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Cherbuin N; Mortby ME; Janke AL; Sachdev PS; Abhayaratna WP; Anstey KJ, 2015, 'Blood pressure, brain structure, and cognition: Opposite associations in men and women', American Journal of Hypertension, vol. 28, pp. 225 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpu120
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Cherbuin N; Anstey KJ, 2015, 'O4-10-05: Mild behavioral impairment: Association between neuropsychiatric symptoms and activities of daily living', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 11, pp. P294 - P294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2015.07.403
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Cherbuin N; Anstey KJ, 2015, 'O5-03-03: Mild behavioral impairment: Neuropsychiatric symptoms and cognitive function in the path through life study', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 11, pp. P319 - P320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2015.07.459
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Fankhauser S; Drobetz R; Mortby M; Maercker A; Forstmeier S, 2014, 'Depressive symptoms in later life: differential impact of social support and motivational processes on depression in individuals with and without cognitive impairment', European Journal of Ageing, vol. 11, pp. 321 - 332, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10433-014-0311-2
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Lamont AJ; Mortby ME; Anstey KJ; Sachdev PS; Cherbuin N, 2014, 'Using sulcal and gyral measures of brain structure to investigate benefits of an active lifestyle', NeuroImage, vol. 91, pp. 353 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.01.008
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Burns R; Janke AL; Sachdev PS; Anstey KJ; Cherbuin N, 2014, 'Relating education, brain structure, and cognition: The role of cardiovascular disease risk factors', BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/271487
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Pfeifer L; Drobetz R; Fankhauser S; Mortby ME; Maercker A; Forstmeier S, 2013, 'Caregiver rating bias in mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease: Impact of caregiver burden and depression on dyadic rating discrepancy across domains', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 25, pp. 1345 - 1355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610213000562
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Janke AL; Anstey KJ; Sachdev PS; Cherbuin N, 2013, 'High "Normal" Blood Glucose Is Associated with Decreased Brain Volume and Cognitive Performance in the 60s: The PATH through Life Study', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0073697
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME, 2013, 'Apathy in Dementia: the Importance of Increasing Awareness', Australasian Epidemiologist, vol. 20, pp. 23 - 25
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Maercker A; Forstmeier S, 2012, 'Apathy: A separate syndrome from depression in dementia? A critical review', Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 24, pp. 305 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.3275/8105
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Maercker A; Forstmeier S, 2011, 'Midlife motivational abilities predict apathy and depression in Alzheimer disease: The aging, demographics, and memory study', Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, vol. 24, pp. 151 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0891988711409409
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Forstmeier S; Mortby ME; Maercker A, 2011, 'Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie im höheren Lebensalter: Ein Überblick. (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with older adults: a Review)', Psychotherapie im Alter, vol. 8, pp. 9 - 25
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Forstmeier S; Mortby ME; Maercker A, 2009, 'Kognitive, behaviorale und achtsamkeitsbasierte Interventionen in der Alterspsychotherapie (Cognitive, behavioral, and mindfulness-based interventions in psychotherapy with older adults)', Psychotherapie in Psychiatrie, Psychotherapeutischer Medizin und Klinischer Psychologie, vol. 14, pp. 277 - 285
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Eikelboom WS; Koch J; Beattie E; Lautenschlager N; Doyle C; Anstey KJ; van den Berg E; Papma JM; Mortby ME, 2020, 'Residential aged care staff's perception of and response to behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia - a qualitative analysis of clinical care notes', in INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 61 - 61, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000575131200042&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Arthur RN; Mortby ME; Burns RA; Anstey KJ, 2015, 'Does anxiety predict cognitive decline in the elderly? Findings from the PATH through life study', in INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. S143 - S143, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000369706400289&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Das D; Anstey KJ; Janke A; Easteal SE; Sachdev PS; Cherbuin N, 2014, 'COMT and BDNF gene interactions predict brain structure in ageing [Abstract IC-P-170]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, Vol. 10, pp. P95 - P95, 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.2014.05.177
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Das D; Anstey KJ; Janke A; Easteal S; Sachdev PS; Cherbuin N, 2014, 'COMT and BDNF gene interactions predict brain structure in ageing [Abstract P2-212]', in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, Vol. 10, pp. P550 - P550, 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.2014.05.889
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby M; Janke AL; Sachdev P; Anstey KJ; Cherbuin N, 2012, 'Increased depressive symptoms are associated with larger gray and white matter regional volume [Abstract]', in Gerontologist, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, San Diego, CA, USA, Vol. 52, pp. 319 - 319, presented at 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA, USA, 14 November 2012 - 18 November 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geront/gns201
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Forstmeier S; Mortby ME; Maercker A, 2010, 'DO MIDLIFE MOTIVATIONAL ABILITIES PREDICT COGNITIVE DECLINE AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE?', in GERONTOLOGIST, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, pp. 441 - 441, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000286006703354&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Mortby ME; Maercker A; Forstmeier S, 2010, 'MOTIVATIONAL RESERVE: A MODERATOR OF APATHY AND DEPRESSION IN DEMENTIA IN A US-REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE', in GERONTOLOGIST, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, pp. 442 - 442, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000286006703357&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Moyra Mortby
    Forstmeier S; Mortby ME, 2010, 'DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF ACUTE STRESS AND SOCIAL ANXIETY ON SELF-CONTROL IN YOUNGER AND OLDER PEOPLE', in GERONTOLOGIST, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, pp. 496 - 496, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000286006703617&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Awards

2016: Alzheimer's Australia ACT Dementia Champion.

2015International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART) and the Neuropsychiatric Syndromes (NPS) in Neurodegenerative diseases Professional Interest Area (PIA) New Investigator Award.

2015Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) Travel Fellowship. 

2012: Australian National University Vice-Chancellor Travel Grant.

2009: Society for the Study of Human Development Conference Registration Award.

2009: University of Zurich Fakultäres Mentoring Auslands-Kurz-Mentorate and der Philosophischen Fakultät.

2009: University of Michigan International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course University of Michigan Research Stay Grant.

Grants

Fellowships:

  • 2016-2019: NHMRC-ARC Research Development Dementia Fellowship 'BPSD-CARE: A person-centred approach to managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in residential care (re-named BPSDPLUS Program)'.
  • 2014-2015: Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation Part Postdoctoral Fellowship 'Apathy in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Clinically Normal Elderly: a biomarker of and risk factor for brain structure, cognitive trajectories and apathetic symptom progression?'.

 

Grants:

  • 2019: UNSW Ageing Futures Institute Small Project Award 'Lifeline Collaboration: Understanding Dementia Literacy amongst Lifeline Volunteers' Lead Investigator.
  • 2014-2016: Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care 'Carer Characteristics and Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms: a Pilot StudyLead Investigator.
  • 2015: Dementia Collaborative Research Centres 'Attitudes toward people with dementia - a nationally representative survey of 1000 Australians' Co-Lead Investigator.
  • 2014: Dementia Collaborative Research Centres 'Carer Characteristics and Care-recipient Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia' Lead Investigator.
  • 2012: Dementia Collaborative Research Centres 'Stroke, Depression and Cogntive Decline'. Co-Investigator.

 

Associate Investigator:

  • 2019-2024: NHMRC Boosting Dementia Research Grants Priority Round 5 Implementing Dementia Risk Reduction and Prevention Research 'Translating the evidence on dementia risk reduction to generate assessments, advice and training for health professionals, policy makers, patients and public'. Lead CI: Kaarin Anstey.
  • 2019-2023: NHMRC Boosting Dementia Research Grants NHMRC-EU Joint Programme-Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) 'Self-management and HeAlth Promotion in early-stage dementia with E-learning for carers – A randomised controlled trial (SHAPE)'. Lead CI: Kaarin Anstey.
  • 2019-2025: UNSW Ageing Futures Institute. Lead CI: Kaarin Anstey. 

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