Blog: The Brain Dialogues, filtered by tag: STROKOG

19 Aug 2020

Jessica Lo | Meet Our Researcher Series

Jess Lo is responsible for conducting and coordinating world-leading research through CHeBA’s international Stroke and Cognition Consortium (STROKOG). The consortium is the first international effort to collate and harmonise work on post-stroke dementia, which serves to help us better understand what contributes to cognitive impairment after stroke and to improve the diagnosis and treatment of post-stroke cognitive disorders.   How did you get into researching the ageing brain? Growing up in a rather traditional Chinese household, my parents steered me towards a career in science and maths… Read More
11 Aug 2016

‘Meet Our Researcher’ – Jessica Lo

HEIDI DOUGLASS | The role of The Dementia Momentum® in raising awareness about the disease inspired Jessica Lo to work for CHeBA, with her primary role being study coordinator on the STROKOG consortium. “The Dementia Momentum® is a great initiative which brings together researchers and the community,” said Ms Lo. “It allows the community to invest in bringing about positive, significant social change. By bringing an increased investment in dementia research, this initiative is allowing researchers to continue to work on finding the risk and protective factors for the… Read More

Exploiting Big Data for Dementia Research

PROFESSOR PERMINDER SACHDEV This article was first published in InformAge, Volume 2, Issue IV December 2015 (Summer). Dementia is a global problem, and there is a worldwide effort to identify risk and protective factors, determine early biomarkers, and develop novel treatments for dementia. A survey of the international research scene reveals that many groups are working in relative isolation on projects that are similar to research conducted elsewhere. Very often, the individual projects are not large enough to provide conclusive answers to complex research questions. A recent… Read More