16 Sept 2016

Welcome to Professor Velandai Srikanth!

Professor Velandai Srikanth
Welcome to Velandai Srikanth, newly appointed Professor of Medicine in Central Clinical School based at Peninsula Health!

Srikanth's research role is supported by Monash University, and his clinical appointment is with Peninsula Health. He will also be involved in overseeing the delivery of education to medical students, and contribute to the clinical activities in the Department of Medicine at Peninsula Health.

Srikanth comes to us from the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, where he was the head of the Stroke and Ageing Research Group and a specialist Geriatrician within Neurosciences at Monash Health. His research expertise lies in the clinical study of chronic diseases related to ageing, particularly with relevance to major health priorities including dementia, diabetes, cerebrovascular diseases, gait disorders and falls. His research has been funded by fellowships and grants from the NHMRC and the Heart Foundation. Srikanth plans to continue his research and develop new research initiatives relevant to the significantly ageing population in the Peninsula.

See more about Srikanth's research: www.med.monash.edu.au/medicine/alfred/research/srikanth-group.html

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