Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith

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DCRC role / affiliation

DCRC-ABC, Research Collaborator

Other roles / affiliations

Research Fellow Centre for Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care


Stephanie obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from King's College London, under the supervision of Drs. Robert Williams and Marcus Rattray. Her project investigated TNF modulation of AMPA receptor expression and function in motor neurones and the potential role of this process in the pathogenesis of Motor Neurone Disease.

Continuing her work in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, Stephanie joined Professor Ralph Martins' team in the Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care, based at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.

Stephanie is part of the biomarker team which aims to identify candidate protein biomarkers in order to facilitate the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease, she also co-ordinates the Western Australian arm of the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) flagship study of ageing.