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CHeBA Blog: Naomi Lewis' Artwork Supports CHeBA's Research
22 Oct 2018 - 10:55am
by Heidi Douglass Proceeds from the sale of a rich body of artwork by Sydney-based painter Naomi Lewis, who was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2013 and passed away in 2017, have been donated to research at UNSW Sydney’s...
Aspirin Use Questioned in Landmark 5 Year Study
2 Oct 2018 - 3:01pm
by Dr Stephanie Ward, Monash University and Visiting Fellow with UNSW Sydney School of Psychiatry   For thousands of years the therapeutic effects of willow tree bark extract, salicyclic acid, have been well known. Refined and...
Naomi Lewis Painting, Brushes with Life art exhibition
10 Apr 2018 - 5:29pm
In 1964, 34 year old Sydney-based painter Naomi Lewis was a proud finalist of the Archibald Prize.  50 years later in 2013, and with a history of her distinctive free-form art hanging throughout many Australian buildings including the Qantas...
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11 Dec 2017 - 12:43pm
  Pictured L to R: Suzy Forrester (OATS Administrative Assistant) & Vibeke Catts (OATS Study Coordinator) Established by CHeBA staff in 2007, the Older Australian Twin Study (OATS) is the largest and longest running...
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25 Sep 2017 - 12:22pm
Published in the Australian Financial Review on 21 September 2017 (World Alzheimer’s Day)   It is no secret that Australia has a rapidly ageing population, with those aged above 65 set to make up over 20% of the population within 10...
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14 Aug 2017 - 3:43pm
CHeBA post-doctoral research fellow Yvonne Leung brings experience in computer programming, experimental design and data analysis to her new role as study co-ordinator on the International Consortium of Centenarian studies of dementia  (ICC-...
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7 Aug 2017 - 4:20pm
  With dementia estimated to cost Australia more than $14 billion in 2017, a number of Sydney’s senior executives attended ARIA Restaurant Sydney’s annual charity luncheon on 16 June to support The Dementia Momentum initiative of...
CHeBA Professors Showcase Maintain Your Brain at AAIC 2017
7 Aug 2017 - 9:27am
  CHeBA Co-Directors Professors Henry Brodaty and Perminder Sachdev showcased CHeBA’s Maintain Your Brain trial at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) held in London during 16-20 July. Two presentations about...
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10 Jul 2017 - 7:06pm
by Kate Crosbie CHeBA Champion Warren King has continued his outstanding efforts as a fitness ambassador for the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing by competing in two Ironman 70.3km events in two months to raise dementia awareness and...
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23 May 2017 - 3:38pm
  This article was originally published in the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation Annual Report 2015 – 2016.    Thirty years ago, a passionate academic doctor had a vision... for dementia research in...


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