Dr Priscilla Youssef

Dr Priscilla Youssef, Postdoctoral researcher, The University of Sydney.

Priscilla is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Sydney. She completed her PhD within the Faulty of Medicine and Health, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. She was the third recipient of the Postgraduate scholarship from the Sydney Medical School Foundation and Bluesand Foundation of Alzheimer’s Disease Research, and generated biomarker work that led to the collaborative receipt of the Medical Advances Without Animals (MAWA) Trust grant. Priscilla has additional experience in biobanking and clinical trials and is currently involved in the Australian Parkinson’s Mission (APM); an innovative research program combining clinical trials with genomics and biomarker research for people with Parkinson’s.

Forefront Group:

  • BMC DAMD Parkinson’s disease Research Group


  • Neuropathology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomarkers

Affiliate Organisations:

University of Sydney

Neurodegeneration of interest:

AD, PD, Ageing

Specific Skills:

  • Medical Scientist
  • Clinical Biomarkers


The Australian Parkinson’s Mission: an Australian-led international collaboration between the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Shake It Up Australia Foundation, the University of Sydney, the Cure Parkinson’s Trust (UK), Michael J Fox Foundation (USA) and Parkinson’s Australia.