• 38 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20132020

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Biography

Heidi Hillebrandt is a PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Sciences supervised by Professor Ralph Martins and Dr Cintia Botelho Dias. Her research focuses on exploring if medium-chain triglyceride (mct) oil can provide enough energy to the brain efficiently to prevent or delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

In addition to her PhD research, Heidi works as a research assistant on other projects for the CoMBAT-AD team.  

She also holds a Bachelor of Science in rehabilitation psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, and a Master of Philosophy in exercise and sport science from the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Education/Academic qualification

Exercise & Sport Science, MPhil, University of Newcastle

Rehabilitation Psychology, BSc, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Research Outputs

  • 38 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 6 Abstract
  • 2 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Review article

Potential of coconut oil and medium chain triglycerides in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Chatterjee, P., Fernando, M., Fernando, B., Dias, C. B., Shah, T., Silva, R., Williams, S., Pedrini, S., Hillebrandt, H., Goozee, K., Barin, E., Sohrabi, H. R., Garg, M., Cunnane, S. & Martins, R. N., 1 Mar 2020, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 186, p. 1-10 10 p., 111209.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
  • The acute effects of combined monophasic oral contraceptives on body composition

    Thompson, B., Hillebrandt, H., Barba, L., Sculley, D., Knox, C., Hunter, S. & Janse de Jonge, X., 2018, p. 345. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    Oral contraception and the menstrual cycle in exercise science and sports medicine research should it be considered?

    Schaumberg, M., Janse de Jonge, X., Hillebrandt, H., Fisher, R., Minahan, C. & Han, A., 2015, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 19, Supplement, p. e29 1 p., 62.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

    36 Citations (Scopus)