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Sarah Bauermeister

PhD MSc CPsychol


Senior Scientist & Senior Data Manager Dementias Platform UK (DPUK)

  • Senior Scientist
  • Senior Data Manager DPUK
  • Lead for DPUK training and DPUK data curation programmes
  • Lead for the DPUK Early Adversity & Brain Health programme

Biography

Sarah is a cognitive neuropsychologist and epidemiologist managing scientific research across multiple multi-disciplinary projects. She is also Senior Data Manager for Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) a cohort data repository for 60+ cohorts (3.6 million+ participants), in the research group of DPUK Director and PI, Professor John Gallacher https://www.psych.ox.ac.uk/team/john-gallacher. For DPUK she leads the training programme for analysts; is programme lead for DPUK Data curation; scientific lead for international DPUK collaborative AD projects; is scientific reviewer for the DPUK Data Portal and represents DPUK internationally at conferences and workshops. 

As a senior scientist she is lead for the Early Adversity and Brain Health programme investigating the effects of early adversity on later life biopsychosocial outcomes and dementia. She is Oxford PI for an international collaborative project investigating the global mental health impact of the Covid-19 pandemic along with colleagues in Harvard and Sao Paolo, funded by IHCC (https://ihccglobal.org/). She specialises in applying structural equation modelling (SEM) and psychometric methodologies (IRT) to longitudinal cohort data, and supervises researchers working across multi-modal cohort data sources. She also leads projects supporting diversity and inclusivity in dementias research. She is PI for an ARUK funded project 'Your Beautiful Brain' - running brain health art workshops for the Black African and Caribbean communities. She is leading a programme of work 'Not just a missing number', focused on the LGBTQ+ community for increasing research participation, understanding and scientific focus within this population. She also leads a programme of work on understanding the difficulties and barriers of hearing aid use in people with dementia, funded by ARUK. 

https://www.dementiasplatform.uk/our-impact/case-studies/childhood-adversity-dementia.  

Dementias Platform UK    

DPUK has increased the capacity of dementia research in the UK by developing national technological networks, research collaborations and a data portal that is accessible to researchers worldwide. This promotes research in experimental medicine and with cohort data.    

http://www.dementiasplatform.uk/

DPUK’s Data Portal facilitates secure access to cohort data, enabling research and analyses at a scale that has not previously been possible for studies into dementia. This powerful combination of technology and expertise is helping detect the earliest signs of dementia.

https://portal.dementiasplatform.uk/

Socialmedia:

https://twitter.com/S_Bauermeister 

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