Researcher biography

Sonia's research focuses on using genetic and genomic data to improve our understanding, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. She is also interested in the link between heart and brain disease.

Sonia was awarded her PhD at University College London (UK) in Jan 2014. In 2018, she was awarded an NHMRC Early Career Researcher Fellowship to investigate the relationship between cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease using large-scale genetic and omic data. Recent research includes using genomic data to investigate the unknown effects of commonly used cardiovascular medication on psychiatric disorders.

A full list of publications can be found at