Dr Camilla Hoyos


Dr Camilla Hoyos is a NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, Charles Perkins Centre and Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney. She is also an affiliate researcher in the Centre for Sleep and Chronobiology at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research. Dr Hoyos is passionate about generating new knowledge on how sleep disorders, insufficient sleep and poorly timed sleep impact on health. Her work is determining whether reversing sleep problems with various therapies leads to reduced risk and impact of diabetes, heart disease and dementia. Dr Hoyos has worked in clinical research for nearly 15 years beginning as a clinical trial coordinator, and later clinical trial manger, at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, from 2002-2009. She then completed her PhD in 2012 at the University of Sydney and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research focusing on understanding whether treating sleep apnea reduced body fat and insulin resistance, both important risk factors for the development of diabetes. She is co-chair of the Consumer Reference Council.