Blog: The Brain Dialogues, filtered by tag: Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation

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

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation supports The Dementia Momentum®

KATE CROSBIE and HEIDI DOUGLASS | The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (VFFF) awarded the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) a $300,000 philanthropic grant over three years to investigate risk and protective factors for dementia. VFFF’s contribution will go towards the salary of a post-doctoral researcher in partnership with Yulgilbar Foundation, whose expert panel provides the necessary scientific assessment. Established as a family charitable trust in 1962, VFFF is one of the larger family foundations in Australia and has an extensive history of contributing… Read More