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Research interests

Prof Srikanth is an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow, and has been the recipient of continuous fellowships from the NHMRC and the Heart Foundation ove the last 10 years. His program of research spans several aspects of ageing health. His primary interest is in the study of risk factors and mechanisms underlying dementia, particularly with respect to vascular and metabolic health. He has also led the field in the study of the impact of brain ageing on impaired mobility and the risk of falls, and in the link between brain ageing, gait and cognition. He actively collaborates in large scale initiatives in the genetics of brain ageing and risk stratification for the secondary prevention of stroke.

Research area keywords

  • Dementia
  • Ageing
  • Brain health

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Research Output

Adherence to the Australian Dietary Guidelines Is Not Associated with Brain Structure or Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Zabetian-Targhi, F., Srikanth, V. K., Beare, R., Moran, C., Wang, W., Breslin, M., Smith, K. J. & Callisaya, M. L., 1 Jun 2020, In : The Journal of nutrition. 150, 6, p. 1529-1534 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Consumer experiences of home care packages

Russell, S. J., Siostrom, K., Edwards, I. & Srikanth, V., 24 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Current aspects of TIA management

Clissold, B., Phan, T. G., Ly, J., Singhal, S., Srikanth, V. & Ma, H., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 72, p. 20-25 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Effectiveness of a scalable group-based education and monitoring program, delivered by health workers, to improve control of hypertension in rural India: A cluster randomised controlled trial

Gamage, D. G., Riddell, M. A., Joshi, R., Thankappan, K. R., Chow, C. K., Oldenburg, B., Evans, R. G., Mahal, A. S., Kalyanram, K., Kartik, K., Suresh, O., Thomas, N., Mini, G. K., Maulik, P. K., Srikanth, V. K., Arabshahi, S., Varma, R. P., Guggilla, R. K., D'Esposito, F., Sathish, T. & 2 others, Alim, M. & Thrift, A. G., 2 Jan 2020, In : PLoS Medicine. 17, 1, 22 p., e1002997.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Frailty in the older person undergoing elective surgery: a trigger for enhanced multidisciplinary management – a narrative review

Subramaniam, A., Tiruvoipati, R., Lodge, M., Moran, C. & Srikanth, V., 1 Mar 2020, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 90, 3, p. 222-229 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Monash Partners Data-Driven Healthcare Improvement Committee (External organisation)

Jim Buttery (Chair/Co-Chair), , Steve Quenette (Member), , Susannah Ahern (Member), , Chris Bain (Member), , Peter Cameron (Member), , Joanne Enticott (Member), , Jennifer Irvine (Member), , Danielle Mazza (Member), , Amy McKimm (Member), , Harvey Newnham (Member), , Emilio Pozo (Member), , David Rankin (Member), , Velandai Srikanth (Member), , Helena Teede (Member), , Andrea Wecke (Member), , Chris Wood (Member), , Nikolajs Zeps (Member), , Sophia Zoungas (Member), , Thomas E. Lew (Member), , Steven Mcconchie (Member), , Adam McCleod (Member), , Ronnie Ptasznik (Member), & Alison Johnson (Member)

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Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board