Caroline is a PhD student funded by an FTD Research Studentship in Memory of David Blechner. She has a BSc in Psychology from UCL and joined the team as a research assistant after graduating in 2017. She co-ordinated the UCL GENFI and LIFTD studies, as well as performing neuropsychology assessments in both studies. She started her PhD in 2019, leading the Improving Wellbeing in At-Risk FTD (IWARF) study which aims to understand the neuropsychiatric aspects of presymptomatic FTD and provide better psychological support for people living at-risk of genetic FTD. She now also leads the GENFI Participant Engagement Board, bringing together participants from across the different GENFI centres.
- Swedish FTD Initiative (Stockholm [virtual], April 2021): Using GENFI participant engagement to inform observational research and clinical trials
- ARUK 2021 (virtual, March 2021): Exploring the experiences of living at risk of familial frontotemporal dementia
- AAIC 2019 (Los Angeles, July 2019): Depression and anxiety in the at-risk phase of frontotemporal dementia
- 11th ICFTD (Sydney, November 2018): Comparing clinical rating scales in genetic FTD within the GENFI cohort