Dr Saks is a post-doctoral research fellow and study coordinator for the AusCADASIL study. She joined the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing at University of New South Wales in January 2023 after completing her PhD in clinical medicine (Glaucoma) and Masters of Research in Biomedical Sciences (Alzheimer's Disease) at Macquarie University. She has research experience in the fields of neurodegeneration, neuroscience and vision science, with a focus on Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and glaucoma.