Joanne Outtrim

University position

Senior Research Nurse


Department of Medicine


Division of Anaesthesia

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Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience


Acute Brain Injury Program

Research Focus


None specified

Clinical conditions

Cognitive impairment

Traumatic brain injury


Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Neuropsychological testing

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)



Jonathon Coles

Peter Hutchinson

David Menon

Barbara Sahakian

Emmanuel Stamatakis

Associated News Items



    Hong YT, Veenith T, Dewar D, Outtrim JG, Mani V, Williams C, Pimlott S, Hutchinson PJ, Tavares A, Canales R, Mathis CA, Klunk WE, Aigbirhio FI, Coles JP, Baron JC, Pickard JD, Fryer TD, Stewart W, Menon DK (2014), “Amyloid imaging with carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh compound B for traumatic brain injury.” JAMA Neurol 71(1):23-31 Details

    Veenith TV, Carter EL, Grossac J, Newcombe VF, Outtrim JG, Nallapareddy S, Lupson V, Correia MM, Mada MM, Williams GB, Menon DK, Coles JP (2014), “Use of diffusion tensor imaging to assess the impact of normobaric hyperoxia within at-risk pericontusional tissue after traumatic brain injury.” J Cereb Blood Flow Metab Details


    Newcombe VF, Williams GB, Outtrim JG, Chatfield D, Gulia Abate M, Geeraerts T, Manktelow A, Room H, Mariappen L, Hutchinson PJ, Coles JP, Menon DK (2013), “Microstructural basis of contusion expansion in traumatic brain injury: insights from diffusion tensor imaging.” J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 33(6):855-62 Details

    Veenith TV, Carter E, Grossac J, Newcombe VF, Outtrim JG, Lupson V, Williams GB, Menon DK, Coles JP (2013), “Inter subject variability and reproducibility of diffusion tensor imaging within and between different imaging sessions.” PLoS One 8(6):e65941 Details


    Sorrentino E, Diedler J, Kasprowicz M, Budohoski KP, Haubrich C, Smielewski P, Outtrim JG, Manktelow A, Hutchinson PJ, Pickard JD, Menon DK, Czosnyka M (2012), “Critical thresholds for cerebrovascular reactivity after traumatic brain injury.” Neurocrit Care 16(2):258-66 Details


    Kasahara M, Menon DK, Salmond CH, Outtrim JG, Tavares JV, Carpenter TA, Pickard JD, Sahakian BJ, Stamatakis EA (2011), “Traumatic brain injury alters the functional brain network mediating working memory.” Brain Inj 25(12):1170-87 Details

    Newcombe V, Chatfield D, Outtrim J, Vowler S, Manktelow A, Cross J, Scoffings D, Coleman M, Hutchinson P, Coles J, Carpenter TA, Pickard J, Williams G, Menon D (2011), “Mapping traumatic axonal injury using diffusion tensor imaging: correlations with functional outcome.” PLoS One 6(5):e19214 Details

    Newcombe VF, Outtrim JG, Chatfield DA, Manktelow A, Hutchinson PJ, Coles JP, Williams GB, Sahakian BJ, Menon DK (2011), “Parcellating the neuroanatomical basis of impaired decision-making in traumatic brain injury.” Brain 134(Pt 3):759-68 Details


    Kasahara M, Menon DK, Salmond CH, Outtrim JG, Taylor Tavares JV, Carpenter TA, Pickard JD, Sahakian BJ, Stamatakis EA (2010), “Altered functional connectivity in the motor network after traumatic brain injury.” Neurology 75(2):168-76 Details


    Outtrim, JG (2009), “Autopsy trends in head injury: Understanding the benefits and potential for alternatives” BJNN 5(8): 354-359

    Wijesurendra RS, Bernard F, Outtrim J, Maiya B, Joshi S, Hutchinson PJ, Halsall DJ, Menon DK (2009), “Low-Dose and High-Dose Synacthen Tests and the Hemodynamic Response to Hydrocortisone in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury.” Neurocrit Care Details


    Geeraerts T, Newcombe VF, Coles JP, Abate MG, Perkes IE, Hutchinson PJ, Outtrim JG, Chatfield DA, Menon DK (2008), “Use of T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the optic nerve sheath to detect raised intracranial pressure.” Crit Care 12(5):R114 Details

    Maiya B, Newcombe V, Nortje J, Bradley P, Bernard F, Chatfield D, Outtrim J, Hutchinson P, Matta B, Antoun N, Menon D (2008), “Magnetic resonance imaging changes in the pituitary gland following acute traumatic brain injury.” Intensive Care Med 34(3):468-75 Details

    Newcombe VF, Williams GB, Nortje J, Bradley PG, Chatfield DA, Outtrim JG, Harding SG, Coles JP, Maiya B, Gillard JH, Hutchinson PJ, Pickard JD, Carpenter TA, Menon DK (2008), “Concordant biology underlies discordant imaging findings: diffusivity behaves differently in grey and white matter post acute neurotrauma.” Acta Neurochir Suppl 102:247-51 Details

    Nortje J, Coles JP, Timofeev I, Fryer TD, Aigbirhio FI, Smielewski P, Outtrim JG, Chatfield DA, Pickard JD, Hutchinson PJ, Gupta AK, Menon DK (2008), “Effect of hyperoxia on regional oxygenation and metabolism after severe traumatic brain injury: preliminary findings.” Crit Care Med 36(1):273-81 Details


    Lavinio A, Timofeev I, Nortje J, Outtrim J, Smielewski P, Gupta A, Hutchinson PJ, Matta BF, Pickard JD, Menon D, Czosnyka M (2007), “Cerebrovascular reactivity during hypothermia and rewarming.” Br J Anaesth 99(2):237-44 Details


    Bernard F, Outtrim J, Lynch AG, Menon DK, Matta BF (2006), “Hemodynamic steroid responsiveness is predictive of neurological outcome after traumatic brain injury.” Neurocrit Care 5(3):176-9 Details

    Bernard F, Outtrim J, Menon DK, Matta BF (2006), “Incidence of adrenal insufficiency after severe traumatic brain injury varies according to definition used: clinical implications.” Br J Anaesth 96(1):72-6 Details