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$1M Dementia Grant Using Nanotechnology for Diagnosis and Treatment
$1M Dementia Grant Using Nanotechnology for Diagnosis and Treatment

$1M Dementia Grant Using Nanotechnology for Diagnosis and Treatment

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation and the Yulgilbar Alzheimer’s Research Program (YARP), have jointly announced three, rather than one, recipients of its inaugural $1 Million Dollar Innovation Grant for new research ideas that advance dementia research. A $1 million… Read More
CHeBA Granted $1.5 Million to Enhance Social Connections and Improve Quality of Care for People with Dementia
CHeBA Granted $1.5 Million to Enhance Social Connections and Improve Quality of Care for People with Dementia

CHeBA Granted $1.5 Million to Enhance Social Connections and Improve Quality of Care for People with Dementia

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Co-Director of UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Professor Henry Brodaty AO, has today been awarded close to $1.5 million across two projects analysing risk of dementia and improving quality of care for people… Read More
Novel Cellular Approach for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease
Novel Cellular Approach for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

Novel Cellular Approach for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Co-Leader of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) Omics & Neurobiology of Ageing Group, Dr Nady Braidy, has been awarded UNSW Sydney seed funding of $20,000 to continue his ground-breaking research in the field of stem cell… Read More
Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA
Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au For the full image gallery, see Wipeout Dementia November 2018 Surf Off. With people aged 65 and over set to comprise over 20% of the population within the next decade and dementia now the single greatest cause of disability in this… Read More
Ageing With Purpose
Ageing With Purpose

Ageing With Purpose

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au It was an engaged and enthusiastic audience that filled the auditorium at The Juniors yesterday, Wednesday, 31st October 2018, for the Aged Care Psychiatry Service, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District’s annual healthy ageing forum… Read More
Investigating Vascular Risk Factors to Prevent Dementia
Investigating Vascular Risk Factors to Prevent Dementia

Investigating Vascular Risk Factors to Prevent Dementia

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Dr Matt Paradise is the 2018 recipient of the Josh Woolfson Memorial Scholarship which supports research looking at modifiable risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease to identify and target at-risk groups and individuals and develop… Read More
International Experts in Centenarian Studies Convene in Sydney | CHeBA
International Experts in Centenarian Studies Convene in Sydney | CHeBA

International Experts in Centenarian Studies Convene in Sydney | CHeBA

DR KAREN MATHER | karen.mather@unsw.edu.au HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Over the 5th and 6th September, UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), hosted the International Centenarian Consortium Annual 2018 Conference at the Hydro Majestic in Sydney’s… Read More
Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential
Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential

Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Colliers International Residential has raised over $70,000 for the Wipeout Dementia campaign led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney at their annual Residential Developer’s charity event held on Friday, 7 September… Read More
World Alzheimer's Day - Doctor Diagnoses Her Own Dementia
World Alzheimer's Day - Doctor Diagnoses Her Own Dementia

World Alzheimer's Day - Doctor Diagnoses Her Own Dementia

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Today is World Alzheimer’s Day.  With a person somewhere in the world developing dementia every 3 seconds, CHeBA’s Co-Directors Professor Perminder Sachdev and Professor Henry Brodaty encourage everyone to assist in the global effort to… Read More
The Rise of the Supercentenarian
The Rise of the Supercentenarian

The Rise of the Supercentenarian

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au There are more centenarians – people who live beyond 100 years of age – than ever before.  Up until 1990, the world was to home to only 100,000 centenarians, which increased to nearly half a million by 2015.  A global fascination in… Read More
AAIC Conference Showcases Latest CHeBA Research
AAIC Conference Showcases Latest CHeBA Research

AAIC Conference Showcases Latest CHeBA Research

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au A world first study defining the global prevalence of dementia in people aged 95-110, led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney was reported at the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago on… Read More
Launch of Australian Dementia Network (ADNet)
Launch of Australian Dementia Network (ADNet)

Launch of Australian Dementia Network (ADNet)

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Co-Directors of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney, Professors Perminder Sachdev and Henry Brodaty are pleased to announce their involvement in an Australian Dementia Network (ADNet) that was recently launched to… Read More
Wipeout Dementia’s 7th Round Raises $86,000
Wipeout Dementia’s 7th Round Raises $86,000

Wipeout Dementia’s 7th Round Raises $86,000

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au A group of Sydney’s senior executives, which included Warringah Federal Liberal MP Tony Abbott, competed in ‘Wipeout Dementia’ at Queenscliff beach on Saturday to raise funds for research at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA),… Read More
Fully Automated Software to Detect White Matter Lesions
Fully Automated Software to Detect White Matter Lesions

Fully Automated Software to Detect White Matter Lesions

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Researchers at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney have developed an innovative piece of software which will promote research in cerebral small vessel disease and assist in the early identification of those at… Read More