The Brain Dialogues

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15 Sep 2015 - 10:53am
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell 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...
Phil Cave AM & Judy Harris
15 Sep 2015 - 10:28am
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell The first Founding Members of The Dementia Momentum were Phil Cave and wife Judy Harris, who generously came on board as Platinum Members of this initiative in support of their close friend,...
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8 Jul 2015 - 5:27pm
by Kate Crosbie Dave Brodaty, son of CHeBA Co-Director Professor Henry Brodaty, is optimistic about the future of brain ageing. “It is apparent even through Henry’s medical career that our understanding of brain ageing and the...
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12 May 2015 - 6:22pm
By Kate Swaffer, Co-chair, Dementia Alliance International This article was first published in ADI's newsletter, Global Perspective, March 2015 Vol. 25(1). Dementia Alliance International (DAI) is...
The Stapleton brothers
12 May 2015 - 5:46pm
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell For John Stapleton, the best thing about being a twin was never being bullied at school: “There were always two of us to fight”. For Terry Stapleton, it’s the “stronger bond” between twins; that...
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9 Apr 2015 - 11:43am
By Dr Nicole Kochan, PhD It is common thinking that as we age our memory function deteriorates.  But over the past 20 years, research indicates that even the older brain has a degree of plasticity.  This means that...
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25 Feb 2015 - 12:01pm
By Monica Cations By now it is well established that poor cardiovascular and cognitive health in early life can increase the risk of dementia in old age.  But did you know that it could also bring forward the age of dementia onset...
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17 Dec 2014 - 10:10am
CHeBA Champion Warren King has a gruelling training regime for the 2015 Asia Pacific Ironman, an event at which he hopes to raise public awareness and money for dementia research. Since becoming a CHeBA Champion in 2013, Warren has fundraised for...
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27 Oct 2014 - 3:19pm
By Professor Henry Brodaty and Professor Perminder Sachdev In historical times, the elderly were highly revered.  Wisdom and knowledge were respected and ageing was seen as a positive experience.  Over the decades, our opinion of...
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22 Oct 2014 - 10:26am
By Perminder Sachdev, MD, PhD "How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?"  Satchel Paige (1906-1982) A great demographic change of the last century has been the ageing of our population.  The good news is that we are...


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    Scientia Professor

Dr Sophia Dean

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