• Emilio Werden

    Program Manager & Postdoctoral Researcher/The Florey

  • Emilio is an early career researcher and manager of the Vascular Neurodegeneration and Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience laboratories at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne. He graduated in 2016 with a PhD in Neuropsychology from the Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne. In his PhD research, Emilio examined cognition in middle-aged people with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease to identify a cognitive endophenotype for the condition. His research at The Florey focuses on the identification of risk factors for cognitive decline, and the characterisation of cognitive and brain volumetric trajectories in stroke, dementia, and cardiovascular disease.