Fiona Kumfor holds a Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology (Macquarie University) and a PhD in Neuroscience (University of New South Wales). She has been involved in ageing and dementia research for the past 5 years. She joined the FRONTIER team in 2010, and completed her PhD investigating how emotional functioning is affected in younger-onset dementia and how this impacts on individual’s memories for emotional events. Fiona is now a postdoctoral Research Officer and is continuing to investigate changes in emotional functioning in dementia, using neuropsychological and neuroimaging techniques. Her current project is examining how the ability to express and feel emotions is affected in younger-onset dementias.