Dr Loren Mowszowski

Dr Loren Mowszowski, NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow and Clinical neuropsychologist, The University of Sydney.

Loren is a research fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist. She is Deputy Head of the Healthy Brain Ageing Program, where she also leads the Cognitive Intervention research stream, focusing on developing, evaluating and translating cognitive interventions for older adults at risk of cognitive decline. Loren’s research incorporates a range of clinically-relevant techniques including cognitive strategy training, computerised exercises, individualised goal-setting and psychoeducation regarding modifiable risk factors for dementia. Research outcomes explore cognition, neurobiological markers (neuroimaging, sleep), psychological wellbeing (mood, self-efficacy), and day-to-day functioning (engagement, independence, habit change). Loren is a Chief Investigator on two NHMRC-funded, multi-site dementia research trials, and has >$4M in research funding and >35 peer-reviewed, high-impact scientific publications. She has widespread clinical and research collaborations across psychology, neurology, psychiatry, nursing and digital health technology, and currently contributes to working parties for the World Health Organisation and the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Loren is a higher degree research supervisor and clinical supervisor (neuropsychology).

Forefront Group:

  • Brain and Mind Centre Healthy Brain Ageing Research Group Deputy Leader
  • CRE CogSleep Group

Affiliate Organisations

Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney School of Psychology, University of Sydney Department of Psychology, Macquarie University Older Persons Mental Health Service, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Memory and Cognition Clinic, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital


  • Neuropsychology
  • Cognitive intervention
  • Behavioural research

Neurodegeneration of interest:

Healthy ageing, Late-life depression, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Parkinson’s disease, Sleep disorders, Chronic illness associated with cognitive decline (e.g. COPD; heart disease)

Specific Skills:

  • Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Cognitive assessmen
  • Cognitive intervention, cognitive training
  • Rehabilitation
  • Clinical researcher
  • Research supervisor
  • Clinical supervisor
  • Public speaker


  • CogMax trial – CIA
  • HBA at RPAH - CIA
  • CogNet trial – CIB
  • I-HARP – CIG
  • CogGame – CIE
  • BIO research study – Co-I
  • Clinical Staging research study – Co-I
  • Melatonin trial – Co-I