Dr Eleanor Kennedy

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Research Fellow


Eleanor is a research fellow at the Liggins Institute investigating how neonatal factors effect early brain development and influence the brain-behaviour relationship using magnetic resonance imaging. She completed a PhD at the University of Bristol, UK focussing on behavioural outcomes and neuroimaging measures associated with mild traumatic brain injury. She obtained masters and undergraduate degrees in the Netherlands and Ireland respectively and has worked as a research worker in King's College London prior to beginning her PhD.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Kennedy, E., Cohen, M., & Munafò M (2017). Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury and the Associations With Risk Behavior in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: A Systematic Review. The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation, 32 (6), 425-432. 10.1097/htr.0000000000000289
  • Kennedy, E., Heron, J., & Munafò M (2017). Substance use, criminal behaviour and psychiatric symptoms following childhood traumatic brain injury: findings from the ALSPAC cohort. European child & adolescent psychiatry, 26 (10), 1197-1206. 10.1007/s00787-017-0975-1

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M&HS BUILDING 503 - Bldg 503
Level 2, Room 251
New Zealand