Dr Tessa Helman
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Tessa Helman

BBiomedSc (Honours), PhD

Medicine & Health
Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing

Dr Tessa Helman is a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA). She received her PhD, investigating the sex-specific mechanisms of modern psychological stress-related diseases, from Griffith University (QLD, Australia) in 2022. She is interested in understanding the factors that contribute to normal cognitive ageing and development of age-related diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, in order to promote healthy ageing and prolong wellness in older age groups.

  • Book Chapters | 2023
    Helman T; Braidy N, 2023, 'NAD+ as a Target for Cancer Treatment', in Handbook of Cancer and Immunology, Springer International Publishing, pp. 1 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80962-1_269-1
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Helman T; Braidy N, 2023, 'Importance of NAD+ Anabolism in Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Neurodegenerative Disorders', Drugs and Aging, 40, pp. 33 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40266-022-00989-0
    Journal articles | 2023
    Helman TJ; Headrick JP; Stapelberg NJC; Braidy N, 2023, 'The sex-dependent response to psychosocial stress and ischaemic heart disease', Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2023.1072042