Prior to her PhD, Audrey earned her BA (Hons) in Psychology from the National University of Singapore, where she also worked as a research assistant. After obtaining her degree, she worked at the National Neuroscience Institute (Singapore) where she conducted and coordinated dementia research. On top of academic and clinical research, she also has experience working in the government sector conducting behavioural research as well as healthcare policy research.
Elizabeth studied medicine at the University of Bristol where she also gained a BA in Medical Humanities. Following completion of the Foundation Program in the North West she completed an MSc in Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Manchester. She came to Cambridge to take up an Academic Clinical Fellowship and she has completed core training as a psychiatrist.
Following her interests in navigation and early dementia detection, Coco’s PhD aims to deliver novel diagnostic tools for Alzheimer’s disease using immersive virtual reality tests of navigation. By working with ultra-high-resolution 7Tesla MRI, the PhD will explore the earliest structural and functional brain changes correlating to navigation ability and dementia risk in the PREVENT cohort of middle-aged individuals.