Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Courtney is a PhD candidate in the Cancer Treatment Toxicities Group at the University of Adelaide, supervised by Prof Joanne Bowen, Dr Hannah Wardill and Prof Marc Gladman. Her research is focussed on unveiling the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of cognitive impairment following cancer therapy.
My research is focussed on understanding the role of the microbiota-gut-brain axis in the development of cognitive impairment following cancer therapy, with a particular focus on exploring the association between changes to microbial composition, neuroinflammation and blood brain barrier damage as key mechanistic candidates.
Date Position Institution name 2018 - 2019 Research Technician Flinders University
Date Institution name Country Title 2019 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Medicine 2017 - 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) 2013 - 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences
- Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A
- Human Anatomy and Physiology 1B
- Principles of Human Health and Disease
- Principles of Applied Clinical Anatomy
- Human Biology 1A
- Foundations of Human Biology, University of South Australia
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