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Scherazad Kootar


Current Appointments

Research Fellow
Adjunct Associate lecturer, School of Psychology, UNSW Associate Investigator, UNSW Ageing Futures Institute Associate Investigator, CEPAR
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Scherazad’s background is in Neurobiology and has completed her PhD in 2017 from the University Cote d’Azur, France studying the relationship between stress and Alzheimer’s disease. Her research at NeuRA focuses on dementia prevention and towards developing risk assessment tools using the latest evidence-base. Scherazad is working towards implementing these tools in community and clinical settings.


2022, 20 Dec


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2022, 12 Jul

Development of the CogDrisk tool to assess risk factors for dementia.

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2022, 07 Jul

Exercise interventions to reduce anxiety in mid-life and late-life anxiety disorders and subthreshold anxiety disorder: a systematic review.

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2021, 01 Jan

Association Between Anxiety and Cognitive Decline Over 12 Years in a Population-Based Cohort.

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2021, 01 Jan

Dementia Risk Scores and Their Role in the Implementation of Risk Reduction Guidelines.

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2020, 09 Nov

Histone Lysine Demethylase JMJD2D/KDM4D and Family Members Mediate Effects of Chronic Social Defeat Stress on Mouse Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Mood Disorders.

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2019, 21 Jan

How all-type dementia risk factors and modifiable risk interventions may be relevant to the first-generation aging with HIV infection?

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2018, 05 Sep

Fellutamide B Synthetic Path Intermediates with in Vitro Neuroactive Function Shows Mood-Elevating Effect in Stress-Induced Zebrafish Model.

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2018, 09 Jul

Identification of an acute functional cross-talk between amyloid-β and glucocorticoid receptors at hippocampal excitatory synapses.

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2018, 01 Jul

Modification in MRI contrast myelogram by instillation of intrathecal preservative-free normal saline to demonstrate CSF spinal leaks.

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