Deeksha Sharma

Deeksha Sharma

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Deeksha Sharma is a PhD Candidate with the Stroke Research Programme at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide. Her research focuses on investigating proteomic and lipidomic biomarkers for the diagnosis of transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs) in order to reduce the risk of ischaemic stroke. This project is being conducted within a multidisciplinary team and is based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Deeksha is primarily interested in the clinical translation of research in cerebrovascular disease.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2021 - 2021 Tutor The University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2022 Research Scientist Flinders Medical Centre, Southern Adelaide Health Network
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    French Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    German Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    Hindi Can read, speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2021 - 2024 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Medicine
    2020 - 2020 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health & Medical Science (Honours)
    2018 - 2018 University of Sussex United Kingdom Cellular & Cancer Biology
    2018 - 2018 University of Sussex United Kingdom Film Analysis
    2018 - 2018 University of Sussex United Kingdom Developmental Psychology
    2017 - 2023 The University of Adelaide Australia Diploma of Languages (French)
    2017 - 2019 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Psychological Science & Neuroscience
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program Joanna Briggs Institute Australia
    Investigator & Site Personnel Good Clinical Practice Training SA Health Australia
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    Introduction to Machine Learning The University of Adelaide
  • Research Interests

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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2021 Sharma, D., Koblar, S. A., & Hamilton-Bruce, M. A. (2021). Biomarkers for Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIAs): A review. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE Vol. 16 (pp. 28). SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Member Australian Society of Medical Research SA State Committee Australian Society of Medical Research Australia
    2021 - ongoing Member SAHMRI Students Association South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2021 - ongoing Member United Nations Association of Australia Australia
    2021 - ongoing Member Stroke Society of Australasia Australia
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Biomarkers for Transient Ischaemic Attacks:A Review Stroke Society of Australasia Conference 2021 Stroke Society of Australasia
    2021 - ongoing FAST-IT: to Find A Simple Test In TIA Hopwood Centre for Neurobiology South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute Australia

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