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Mater Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic

The Mater Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic is the first cognitive neurology clinic to be established in Queensland.  The clinic, under the leadership of Professor Peter Nestor, takes referrals from specialists and has particular focus on degenerative forms of suspected dementia including:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Posterior cortical atrophy
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies
  • Primary progressive aphasias
  • Frontotemporal dementias
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy and corticobasal syndrome
  • Other acquired cognitive disorders of uncertain aetiology

Services provided by the clinic include:

  • Assessment, diagnosis and management of acquired cognitive disorders
  • CSF biomarker service for suspected Alzheimer's disease
  • Counselling for patients diagnosed with dementia and their families

Our team

Prof Peter Nestor

Professor of Cognitive Neurology

Dr Emily Ahern

Caitlin McElligott

Research Nurse

Adam Masa



How to refer 

This clinic takes referrals from specialists only. For detailed information on how to refer please see:

Please include any previous neuropsychological assessments and details of where any previous brain imaging studies were undertaken.


Mater Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic

Level 4, Salmon Building
Mater Neurosciences Centre 
537 Stanley Street
South Brisbane, Qld 4101

For any queries relating to this clinic, please contact [email protected]


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