Johannes Michaelian

Johannes is a PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney (expected submission, 2021). His thesis title is ‘Social cognition in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia: neurobiological and psychosocial correlates and the potential role of an oxytocin treatment’. Johannes’ publications and other creative works can be found on his website:

Forefront Group: Healthy Brain Ageing Program


Prof. Sharon Naismith, Prof. Adam Guastella, Dr Camilla Hoyos and Dr Andrew McKinnon

Affiliate Organisations:

Charles Perkins Centre, Brain and Mind Centre

Neurodegeneration of interest:

AD, FTD, FLTD, MCI, Ageing


  • Neuropathology
  • Social Cognition
  • Blood-Based Biomarkers

Specific Skills:

  • Medical Scientist
  • Phlebotomy
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • fMRI
  • HTML/PHP/CSS/JavaScript/R
  • PCR
  • Social Cognition assessment
  • REDCap
  • Database development/management
  • SPSS