DR Christine Nguyen

DR Christine Nguyen

Positions

  • age related neurodegenerative disease
  • electroretinography including telemetry
  • eye as a biomarker for systemic disease
  • retinal imaging

Overview

Affiliation

Member of

  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Member 2005 -
  • Optometry Australia. Member 2002 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • 2018 Nguyen CT, Finkelstein D, Wong VHY, Lim JKH. Melbourne Neuroscience Institute Interdisciplinary Seed Fund. The eye as a window to Parkinson’s disease 2018 Nguyen CT. Melbourne Research Fellowships (Career Interruptions) Using the eye as a window into brain disease 2017 - 2019 Nguyen CT, Bui BV, Vingrys AJ. Cebers G. Haeberlein S. ARC-Linkage with AstraZeneca and Biogen. LP160100126 Multimodal imaging of the eye provides “insight” into ageing 2016 – 2017 Bui BV, Jusuf P, Tayebi M, Fletcher E, Nguyen CT. Research Initiatives Fund Collaborative Equipment Grant Scheme 2016 Nguyen CT, Bui BV, Vingrys AJ. Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences: Melbourne Research Grant Support Scheme. Multimodal imaging of the eye provides “insight” into ageing 2015 Nguyen CT, Bui BV, Vingrys AJ. Melbourne School of Health Sciences Seed funding. The eye as a window into Alzheimer’s disease 2014 - 2015 Nguyen, CT. Melbourne Neuroscience Institute Fellowship. An ocular biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease 2010 - 2014 Bui BV, Vingrys AJ, Nguyen, CT, Ivarsson M. ARC-Linkage with Pfizer Global Research and Development. LP100200129. Using the eye as a window to the central nervous system for improved drug testing 2013 Nguyen CT, Bui BV, He Z,Vingrys AJ, Research Collaboration Grant. The role of the optic nerve pressure gradient in glaucomatous vision loss 2011 Nguyen, CT. Kaye Merlin Brutton bequest. Non-invasive translatable drug-induced glaucoma model   

Awards

Education and training

  • Cert Oc Ther, 2015
  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2007
  • B.Optom, University of Melbourne 2002

Awards and honors

  • "No-Bell” prize award, Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, 2018
  • Scientist of the month award, Pfizer Ltd, Ramsgate Rd, Sandwich, Kent, UK, 2009
  • Postgraduate Overseas Research Experience Scholarship, The Univeristy of Melbourne, 2005
  • Melbourne Abroad Travel Scholarship, The Univeristy of Melbourne, 2005
  • Elizabeth and Vernon Puzey Scholarship, The Univeristy of Melbourne, 2003
  • Dean's Honour List, The Univeristy of Melbourne, 2002
  • Departmental Recognition of Academic Distinction: Structure and Function of the Brain, The Univeristy of Melbourne, 2000
  • Departmental Recognition of Academic Distinction: Biology of Cells and Organisms, The Univeristy of Melbourne, 1999
  • Departmental Recognition of Academic Distinction: Genetics and the Evolution of Life, The Univeristy of Melbourne, 1999

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • The Ocular Biomarker Laboratory is interested in ways in which we can utilise the unique attributes of the eye to inform us about cortical disease and drug development.