Joanna Moodie

Research Associate

  • Lothian Birth Cohort Studies Group
  • Psychology
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details

Address

Street

Psychology Building

City
7 George Square, Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9JZ

Background

I am part of the Lothian Birth Cohort team as the Research Associate on Dr Simon Cox’s Sir Henry Dale Fellowship, which is a partnership between The Wellcome Trust and The Royal Society.

Qualifications

PhD in Psychology, University of St Andrews (2017-2021)

MSc in Human Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Edinburgh (2016-17)

MA (Hons) in Psychology, University of St Andrews (2012-16)

Research summary

My current research focus is to identify, characterise and validate longitudinal dimensions of aging (e.g. cognition, brain metrics, proteins, transcriptomics). I plan to investigate how these dimensions relate to each other and how they relate to lifestyle, genetic and epigenetic factors.