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Property Industry Leads Most Successful Wipeout Dementia to Date - $205,000 Raised
Property Industry Leads Most Successful Wipeout Dementia to Date - $205,000 Raised

Property Industry Leads Most Successful Wipeout Dementia to Date - $205,000 Raised

26 November 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au 45 heavy hitters from across Australia’s property industry have led the most successful Wipeout Dementia to date, raising over $200,000 for dementia research at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney. The Surf Off event… Read More
Property Industry Embraces Corporate Social Responsibility to Wipeout Dementia
Property Industry Embraces Corporate Social Responsibility to Wipeout Dementia

Property Industry Embraces Corporate Social Responsibility to Wipeout Dementia

18 November 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au It is estimated that by 2050 the world’s older population will have doubled to 2 billion and, by just 2020, individuals aged above 60 years will have outnumbered children younger than five. Clearly, we have many fundamental and complex… Read More
Research Highlights the Prevalence of and Common Risk Factors for Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment
Research Highlights the Prevalence of and Common Risk Factors for Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment

Research Highlights the Prevalence of and Common Risk Factors for Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment

12 November 2019

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Latest research led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Sydney has identified global prevalence and common risk factors for cognitive impairment following a stroke. The research, published in Neurology, harmonised data… 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
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
$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
CHeBA Granted $649,205 to Address Vascular Dementia
CHeBA Granted $649,205 to Address Vascular Dementia

CHeBA Granted $649,205 to Address Vascular Dementia

18 December 2018

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au A $649,205 grant from the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has been awarded to the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) to support CHeBA’s Stroke and Cognition Consortium (STROKOG). The Australian group, led by… Read More
Visual Memory Tests Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Visual Memory Tests Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Visual Memory Tests Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

17 December 2018

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Research outcomes from an international consortium led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney, have indicated that elderly people with suspected Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) should be tested with both verbal and… 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

24 November 2018

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
Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential
Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential

Enduring Support from Colliers International Residential

26 September 2018

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

21 September 2018

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

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

28 May 2018

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
Quantum Leap in Research Investment Needed to Meet Dementia Challenges
Quantum Leap in Research Investment Needed to Meet Dementia Challenges

Quantum Leap in Research Investment Needed to Meet Dementia Challenges

29 March 2018

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au (Pictured L-R: Professor Perminder Sachdev AM, John Teer, Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Professor Henry Brodaty AO, Richard Grellman AM) How can we confront dementia, the greatest public health challenge in Australia?  Understanding modifiable risk… Read More