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

Katie Vivian

Clinical Psychologist


How to refer 

For detailed information on how to refer to this clinic, please see:

Our location

The Mater Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic is located at:

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


Our Doctors

Learn more about Mater Neurosciences Centre's team of dedicated Specialists.

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Contact us

For referral information or general enquiries please contact us.