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18 Apr 2016 - 11:33am
This article was first published in MJA Insight. We’re using big data to identify universal and demographic-specific risk and protective factors for dementia, write Henry Brodaty and Perminder Sachdev… LAST month marked the first...
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24 Mar 2016 - 2:58pm
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell Understanding the universal and local risk factors for cognitive decline is what drives Dr Darren Lipnicki, Study Coordinator of the Cohort Studies of Memory in an International Consortium (COSMIC...
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15 Feb 2016 - 10:21am
by 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,...
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17 Dec 2015 - 3:14pm
  Failure to use a standardised approach is limiting the effectiveness of research into whether microRNAs (miRNAs) can be used as a blood biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease.  Researchers at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW...
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1 Dec 2015 - 3:04pm
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell Following his incredible display of support as competitor in the inaugural Wipeout Dementia campaign in May, Managing Director of Colliers International, Peter Chittenden, arranged for...
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1 Dec 2015 - 2:03pm
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell Since the official launch of CHeBA in 2012, dynamic husband and wife duo Tiffany and Chris Jessop have generously supported us every step of the way.  In a jump from volunteer supporter to...
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17 Sep 2015 - 10:40am
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell One of the most exciting things about being involved with The Dementia Momentum initiative is its focus on real world application, according to Ms Catriona Daly, the new co-ordinator of the...
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15 Sep 2015 - 4:22pm
by Kate Crosbie The Dementia Momentum gained its first Bronze Member, Mrs Jan Surnicky of Rose Bay, who generously donated $10,000 in July to help advance research into dementia prevention in honour of her late husband, Emil...
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15 Sep 2015 - 4:19pm
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell The Roth Charitable Foundation (RCF) became the first Founding Gold Member of The Dementia Momentum when it awarded the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) a $90,000 philanthropic grant over...
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15 Sep 2015 - 4:17pm
by Heidi Mitchell One of the fundraising highlights of the year for The Dementia Momentum was the launch of the Wipeout Dementia campaign; a four week strength for surfing training program culminating in a Surf Off tournament...


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