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Dr Yifat Glikmann-Johnston completed a Clinical Master in Neuropsychology and PhD at The University of Melbourne. From there she undertook post-doctoral training and worked as a Clinical Neuropsychologist at Tel Aviv University and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center with the support of the European Commission 7th Framework Programme Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant. Dr Glikmann-Johnston joined Monash University School of Psychological Sciences in 2014 and soon after was awarded an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship to gain training in Huntington’s disease research. Currently, she is a Huntington’s Disease Society of America Research Fellow, and Deputy Lead of the Ageing and Neurodegeneration Research Program at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health. Dr Glikmann-Johnston’s research in Huntington’s disease focuses on cognition and the relationship between cognitive function and brain structure, gut microbiome, and sleep.


Monash teaching commitment

PSY6162 Neuroanatomy and Models of Cognition for the Clinical Neuropsychologist

PSY4270 Psychological Assessments and Intervention

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Huntington's disease
  • Cognition
  • Clinical neuropsychology
  • Cognitive Assessment in Clinical Trials
  • Gut microbiome

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