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Dr Rowena Mobbs MBBS BMedSci(Hons1) PhD FRACP is Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Medicine at Macquarie University, subspecialist in cognitive neurology. She is a leading clinician in dementia and concussion services and is highly committed to the integration of multidisciplinary chronic care and research translation within teaching and mentoring programs. Dr Mobbs champions a patient-centred approach as well as community advocacy for those living with dementia. 


Following her training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital she completed a Fellowship in cognitive and behavioural neurology, neurological sleep disorders, and movement disorders at the Brain and Mind Centre. Dr Mobbs is the Clinical Co-Director of the Australian Sports Brain Bank, furthering a research interest into concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, driven by a strong sporting experience having represented Australia in modern pentathlon and fencing, and state teams in hockey, triathlon and cross-country running. She completed a PhD on cell death in acute and chronic compressive myelopathy, and was twice awarded the Spine Society of Australia award for research. Dr Mobbs' vision is for the expansion of collaborative and innovative neurological services in dementia, identified to be one of the National Health Priority Areas. 

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Research Outputs 2003 2019

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 4 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Cognitive impairment in the community: a 16-month audit study of a neurology memory clinic in the inner Sydney region

Rigney, L., Chen, L., Selby, A., Patel, T., Hwang, Y. T., Mobbs, A. E. D. & Mobbs, R. E. A., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 90, e7, p. 37 1 p., 114.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearchpeer-review

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Lewy Body Disease
Frontotemporal Dementia

Employment-activity status and multidisciplinary care engagement in patients with newly diagnosed dementia: a 16-month audit study within an inner sydney community neurology clinic

Rigney, L., Selby, A., Chen, L., Patel, T., Hwang, Y. T., Mobbs, A. E. D. & Mobbs, R. E. A., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 90, e7, p. 38 1 p., 117.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearchpeer-review

Patient Participation
Clinical Psychology

Apoptosis in human compressive myelopathy due to metastatic neoplasia

Newcombe, R. E. A., Finnie, J. W., Leonard, A. V., Manavis, J., Reilly, P. L., Vink, R. & Blumbergs, P. C., 15 Apr 2015, In : Spine. 40, 8, p. E450-E457 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Spinal Cord Compression
DNA-Activated Protein Kinase
Apoptosis Inducing Factor
Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerases

Fingolimod exacerbated affective psychosis?

Fitzpatrick, A., Clark, S. R., Newcombe, R., Davis, A. & Baune, B. T., 1 Apr 2013, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 47, 4, p. 399-400 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Cellular pathology and apoptosis in experimental and human acute and chronic compressive myelopathy

Newcombe, R. E. A., Jun 2010, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisResearch

Spinal Cord Compression