Jun 212012

Hannah Salvin is an honorary Postdoctorate with the Regenerative Neuroscience Group. She completed an undergraduate degree in Animal and Veterinary Bioscience at the University of Sydney, graduating with first class honours and a University Medal. In 2007 she began a PhD with Sydney University and the Regenerative Neuroscience Group investigating Canine Cognitive Dysfunction as a model for Alzheimer’s disease.  Her PhD resulted in the development of several important new tools for measuring cognitive dysfunction in community dogs. Since completing her PhD in 2010, she has been involved with research into the welfare of horses, pigs and cattle and currently works as a research officer for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. She maintains her connection to the Regenerative Neuroscience Group through her continued involvement in projects involving the development of the dog as a model for Alzheimer’s disease.