Prof Olivia Dean

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Director, Clinical Trials Hub

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

Office of the Exec Dean Health

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

o.dean@deakin.edu.au
+61342153300

Publications

No publications found

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

The Efficacy of N-acetylcysteine as an Adjunctive Treatment in Bipolar Depression: A Double-blind, Randomised, Placebo-controlled Trial

Prof Michael Berk, Prof Olivia Dean, A/Prof Susan Cotton, Dr Seetal Dodd, Prof Gin Malhi, A/Prof Chee Ng

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2015: $69,545
  • 2014: $169,437
  • 2013: $74,883
  • 2012: $197,858

The Efficacy of N-acetylcysteine as an adjunctive treatment in unipolar depression

Prof Michael Berk, Prof Gin Malhi, Dr Seetal Dodd, Prof Olivia Dean

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2012: $32,725
  • 2011: $48,924

Proof of principle of the inflammatory and oxidative theory of depression: A treatment study

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Andrew Chanen, Ms Susan Harrigan, Christopher Davey, Dr Sarah Hetrick, Prof Olivia Dean, Dr Seetal Dodd

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2018: $20,933
  • 2017: $102,975
  • 2016: $152,181
  • 2015: $110,745
  • 2014: $111,704
  • 2013: $105,227
  • 2012: $26,547

The efficacy of adjunctive Garcinia mangostana Linn. pericarp for bipolar depression: A 24-week double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.

Prof Olivia Dean, Prof Michael Berk, Prof Chee Ng, Dr Seetal Dodd, Prof Malcolm Hopwood, Dr Alyna Turner, Prof Felice Jacka

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2020: $76,202
  • 2019: $264,142
  • 2018: $342,644
  • 2017: $209,758

Integrated exploration of novel therapies for depression

Prof Olivia Dean

NHMRC CDF - Career Development Fellowship

  • 2021: $126,121
  • 2020: $124,380
  • 2019: $122,663
  • 2018: $120,850

The N-ICE trial: A randomised controlled trial of the safety and efficacy of N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) as a pharmacotherapy for methamphetamine ('ice'¿) dependence

A/Prof Rebecca McKetin, Prof Olivia Dean, Prof Dan Lubman, Prof Paul Dietze, Dr Peter Higgs, Dr Peter Kelly, Dr Alyna Turner, Dr Brendan Quinn, Prof Greg Carter

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2019: $138,332
  • 2018: $153,853
  • 2017: $71,859

CREDIT: The CRE for the Development of Innovative Therapies for Psychiatric Disorders

Prof Michael Berk, Prof John McGrath, Prof Patrick McGorry, Prof John McNeil, Prof Gin Malhi, Prof Felice Jacka, A/Prof Susan Cotton, Prof Ken Walder, Prof Olivia Dean, Prof Lana Williams

NHMRC - Centres of Research Excellence

  • 2023: $328,702
  • 2022: $498,725
  • 2021: $563,659
  • 2020: $576,585
  • 2019: $510,344

Mental Health Australia General Clinical Trial Network (MAGNET)

Prof Michael Berk, Prof Susan Rossell, Dr Paul Fitzgerald, Prof Adrienne O'Neil, Dr Alyna Turner, Prof undefined Rodgers, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Prof Chee Ng, Prof Cherrie Galletly, Dr Christopher Davey, Prof Anthony Harris, Prof Christos Pantelis, Prof Colleen Loo, Prof Daniel Lubman, Prof Dan Siskind, Prof David Forbes, Prof Denise Meyer, Prof Felice Jacka, A/Prof Frances Kay-Lambkin, Prof Gin Malhi, Prof Greg Murray, Prof Helen Christensen, Prof Jayashri Kulkarni, Prof Jerome Sarris, Prof Jim Lagopoulos, Prof John McGrath, Dr Kate Hoy, Prof Katherine Mills, Prof Mark Nelson, Prof Meaghan O'Donnell, Prof Jane Gunn, Dr Michael Millard, Prof Michael Kyrios, Prof Murat Yucel, Prof Nicholas Glozier, Prof Nicholas Martin, Prof Olivia Dean, Prof Osvaldo Almeida, A/Prof Philip Batterham, A/Prof Rebecca McKetin, Prof Richard Bryan, Prof Richard Osborne, Dr Samuel Harvey, Prof Sean Hood, Prof Stephen Touyz, Prof Suresh Sundram, Prof Vasso Apostolopoulos, A/Prof Sophia Zoungas, Prof Svetha Venkatesh, Sarah Russell

MRFF Million Minds Mission Grant Opportunity

  • 2023: $4,559,873
  • 2022: $1,936,399
  • 2021: $1,478,704

Other Public Sector Funding

Refrigerated Centrifuge and Vortex

Prof Michael Berk, Prof Olivia Dean

NHMRC - Equipment Grant (pre 2017)

  • 2015: $8,187

The mental health data-sharing node: HeSANDA

Prof Alison Yung, Prof Peter Vuillermin, Prof Michael Berk, Prof Olivia Dean

ARDC Health Studies National Data Asset Program - Australian Research Data Commons

  • 2024: $42,731
  • 2023: $120,000
  • 2022: $60,000
  • 2021: $120,000

Industry and Other Funding

Efficacy of N-Acetyl Cysteine in Autism: A double blind, placebo-controlled randomised trial

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Seetal Dodd, Prof Olivia Dean, Dr Katherine Gray, Prof Bruce Tonge

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

  • 2013: $143,821
  • 2012: $119,640

The Efficacy of Minocycline as an Adjunctive Treatment in Unipolar Depression: A Pilot Study

Prof Olivia Dean

Australasian Society for Bipolar and Depressive Disorders Ltd

  • 2014: $10,000
  • 2013: $10,000
  • 2012: $10,000

The efficacy of minocycline as an adjunctive therapy for unipolar depression: A pilot study.

Prof Olivia Dean

NARSAD - Young Investigator Award

  • 2014: $35,973
  • 2013: $13,966

The efficacy of adjunctive Garcinia mangostana Linn (mangosteen) pericarp for the treatment of Schizophrenia: A double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial.

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Seetal Dodd, Prof Olivia Dean, Dr Alyna Turner, A/Prof Susan Cotton, Prof John McGrath, Dr Frances Dark

SMRI - Treatment Trials - Stanley Medical Research Institute

  • 2021: $117,491
  • 2019: $96,709
  • 2018: $167,831
  • 2017: $363,170
  • 2016: $239,559

Exploring inflammation in depression ¿ Minocycline compared with N-acetyl cysteine.

Prof Olivia Dean

Australasian Society for Bipolar and Depressive Disorders Ltd

  • 2017: $10,000
  • 2016: $20,000

The efficacy of adjunctive Garcinia mangostana linn (mangosteen) pericarp for bipolar depression: A 24-week double-blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial

Prof Olivia Dean, Dr Melanie Ashton

Australasian Society for Bipolar and Depressive Disorders Ltd

  • 2017: $4,250
  • 2016: $30,000

The efficacy of adjunctive Garcinia mangostana linn (mangosteen) pericarp for bipolar depression: A 24-week double-blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial

Prof Olivia Dean, Prof Michael Berk, Dr Melanie Ashton

Australian Rotary Health - Ian Parker Bipolar Fund Scholarship

  • 2019: $15,750
  • 2018: $17,000
  • 2017: $13,136
  • 2016: $3,863

Can we reduce tobacco smoking using N-acetylcysteine as a cessation treatment?

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Seetal Dodd, Prof Olivia Dean

Harry Windsor Research Grant

  • 2018: $25,000
  • 2017: $25,000

Trisno Family Postdoctoral Mental Health Research Fellowship

Prof Olivia Dean

Trisno Family Fellowship

  • 2022: $30,000
  • 2021: $30,000
  • 2019: $30,000

"Resuming Employment after Stroke: Enhancement through Telecoordination" - RESET Rural Expansion

Dr Alyna Turner, Prof Olivia Dean, Dr Alison Kennedy, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, A/Prof Lan Gao

Stroke Foundation Research Grant

  • 2021: $74,945

A Listening and Learning Healthcare System approach to improve outcomes for acute-care mental health consumers in the Barwon-Southwest Victoria Region.

Prof Anna Peeters, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Sharon Brennan-Olsen, Prof Michael Berk, Prof Olivia Dean, Prof Felice Jacka, Prof Adrienne O'Neil, A/Prof Melissa O'Shea, Prof Rajesh Vasa, A/Prof Michael Johnstone, A/Prof Martin Hensher, Dr Josh Hayward, Dr Elijah Marangu, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Dr Mary Lou Chatterton, Miss Sally Buchanan-Hagen

Western Alliance

  • 2023: $79,045
  • 2021: $118,568

Western Alliance and CARN collaboration - cofounding a lived experience position.

Prof Olivia Dean

Western Alliance, McIntosh Family

  • 2024: $15,000
  • 2022: $50,000

Other Funding Sources

Snijders Labs EvoSafe VF475-86 Upright Freezer - Olivia Dean

Prof Olivia Dean

NHMRC - Equipment Grant - Not R&D income countable (2017-current)

  • 2021: $22,516

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Melanie Ashton

Thesis entitled: Exploring factors that contribute to treatment response in bipolar depression

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Associate Supervisor
2024

Izel Eraslan

Thesis entitled: Anatomical and Functional Characterisation of Relaxin Family Peptide 3 Receptor

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2023

Anna Lena Wrobel

Thesis entitled: The Role of Trauma in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2021

Lauren Arancini

Thesis entitled: Predictors of Successful Tobacco Smoking Cessation

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Bianca Kavanagh

Thesis entitled: Impact of Personality Disorder on Health, Functioning, and Treatment Outcomes

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2020

Declan Bourke

Thesis entitled: Predictors and moderators of treatment efficacy for childhood disruptive behaviours

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2018

David Robert Skvarc

Thesis entitled: The Post-Anaesthesia N-Acetyl-Cysteine Cognitive Evaluation (PANACEA) trial

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2017

Kyoko Hasebe

Thesis entitled: Investigating Neurobiological Mechanisms Linking Depression and Inflammation

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine