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Digital Health Intervention to Maintain Your Brain
Digital Health Intervention to Maintain Your Brain

Digital Health Intervention to Maintain Your Brain

14 October 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Research led by Professor Henry Brodaty at UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) has been highlighted in a special issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The protocol paper showcases the significance of CHeBA’s… Read More
Education Program Improves Care Quality in Aged Care
Education Program Improves Care Quality in Aged Care

Education Program Improves Care Quality in Aged Care

9 October 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au An education program led by Professor Lynn Chenoweth at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney has resulted in significant improvement in care service quality by promoting better understanding, relationships and… Read More
CHeBA Awarded Funding for Brain Scan Data
CHeBA Awarded Funding for Brain Scan Data

CHeBA Awarded Funding for Brain Scan Data

2 October 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Research Manager of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Dr Kristan Kang, and Leader of CHeBA’s Neuroimaging Group Associate Professor Wei Wen have been awarded $14,000 to prepare over 4000 brain images collected over more than a… Read More
Opinion | World Alzheimer's Day - Richard Grellman AM
Opinion | World Alzheimer's Day - Richard Grellman AM

Opinion | World Alzheimer's Day - Richard Grellman AM

20 September 2019

Richard Grellman AM is Chairman of IPH Limited, FBR Limited and Spokesman for The Dementia Momentum at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA).   We are all aware that with a rapidly expanding ageing population, dementia is set to bring an enormous challenge to health, aged… Read More
Seed Funding Success for Dr Louise Mewton
Seed Funding Success for Dr Louise Mewton

Seed Funding Success for Dr Louise Mewton

28 August 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au UNSW Scientia Fellow at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Dr Louise Mewton, has been awarded $20,000 from the UNSW-USyd Visible Partnership in Mental Health, Addiction and Neuroscience Research Seed Funding Scheme. With alcohol… Read More
$2 Million to Test Diabetes Treatment to Prevent Dementia
$2 Million to Test Diabetes Treatment to Prevent Dementia

$2 Million to Test Diabetes Treatment to Prevent Dementia

31 July 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Co-Directors of the UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Professor Perminder Sachdev and Professor Henry Brodaty, have announced their involvement in a $2 million Federal funded clinical trial to test diabetes treatment… Read More
Research Key to Developing Global Dementia-Prevention Strategies
Research Key to Developing Global Dementia-Prevention Strategies

Research Key to Developing Global Dementia-Prevention Strategies

24 July 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Latest research led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Sydney may help in developing dementia-prevention strategies globally. The research, which investigated associations between risk factors and late-life cognitive… Read More
Dr Nady Braidy Sponsored at Healthy Ageing Summit
Dr Nady Braidy Sponsored at Healthy Ageing Summit

Dr Nady Braidy Sponsored at Healthy Ageing Summit

17 July 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Leader of the Brain & Ageing Laboratory at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Dr Nady Braidy, was a sponsored presenter and panel member at the Healthy Ageing Summit and the APAC Summit in Singapore on 9-11 July 2019.  The… Read More
Research Indicates People 95+ Have Greater Life Satisfaction Than Younger People
Research Indicates People 95+ Have Greater Life Satisfaction Than Younger People

Research Indicates People 95+ Have Greater Life Satisfaction Than Younger People

5 June 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Researchers from UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) have explored the level of life satisfaction of near centenarians and centenarians to gain better understanding of ways to enhance the wellbeing of people with… Read More
$90,000 Raised in First Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia
$90,000 Raised in First Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia

$90,000 Raised in First Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia

27 May 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au. A group of Sydney surfers aged between 10 and 70 years of age competed in the first ever inter-generational ‘Wipeout Dementia’ at Queenscliff beach on Saturday to raise funds for research at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA),… Read More
Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia Calls for Social Change across the Lifespan
Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia Calls for Social Change across the Lifespan

Inter-Generational Wipeout Dementia Calls for Social Change across the Lifespan

24 May 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Pictured: Richard Grellman whose wife Suellen has advanced young onset Alzheimer's disease, with son Ben. Dementia continues to be one of the biggest global public health challenges faced by modern societies. With the number of people… Read More
Richard Grellman AM Awarded Honorary Doctorate
Richard Grellman AM Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Richard Grellman AM Awarded Honorary Doctorate

6 May 2019

Pictured L-R: Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev AM, Richard Grellman AM & Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO. HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Richard Grellman AM has been awarded the University’s highest honour in recognition of his eminent services to both the… Read More
Professor Brodaty Keynote Speaker at the Australia/China Dementia Forum
Professor Brodaty Keynote Speaker at the Australia/China Dementia Forum

Professor Brodaty Keynote Speaker at the Australia/China Dementia Forum

2 May 2019

CHeBA’s Co-Director, Professor Henry Brodaty, was the international keynote speaker at the Australia/China Dementia Forum held at the Shanghai International Medical Centre on Thursday, 25th April 2019.  The forum was attended by doctors, nurses, academics and government… Read More
Review Highlights Need to Identify and Treat Pseudodementia
Review Highlights Need to Identify and Treat Pseudodementia

Review Highlights Need to Identify and Treat Pseudodementia

23 April 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au A systematic review by researchers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) and the Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration at UNSW Sydney has highlighted the significant burden of pseudodementia, which can have a similar effect… Read More
Improved Clinical Criteria for Diagnosing Vascular Cognitive Disorders
Improved Clinical Criteria for Diagnosing Vascular Cognitive Disorders

Improved Clinical Criteria for Diagnosing Vascular Cognitive Disorders

23 April 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Researchers at UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) have investigated how certain criteria for identifying cases of vascular cognitive disorders compare, as well as how well they predict a change from mild impairment to… Read More