Researchers are applying standardised criteria to international studies of centenarians to better understand the prevalence and incidence of rates of dementia in this group, as well as risk and protective factors for dementia and healthy brain ageing across the lifespan. The… Read More
A Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) paper published in Current Alzheimer Research presents the first detailed study of the relationship between plasma levels of two amyloid beta peptides (Aβ1-40 and Aβ1-42), brain volumetrics (measures studying the size of brain, which… Read More
Researchers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Australia have undertaken the largest study of its kind to better understand the contribution of genetics to blood apolipoprotein H levels.
The study, published today in Nature Scientific Reports, identified… Read More
Researchers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) have found that older adults’ performance on reaction time tasks indicated their likelihood of developing dementia within the next four years.
The study tested 861 community living 70-90 year-olds from CHeBA’s… Read More
The Dementia Momentum reached its first anniversary on 25 March 2016 and celebrated with KPMG Sydney hosting a second corporate cocktail event on 25 February to launch the Wipeout Dementia video. Partner John Teer delivered a heart-warming speech on behalf of KPMG and confirmed… Read More
CHeBA’s findings on the use of standardised criteria to establish more reliable global estimates of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) could have significant implications for future trials aiming to slow disease progression and screening tests, according to a recent news article… Read More
IPH Limited became Silver Members of The Dementia Momentum in January 2016 by donating $25,000 to support CHeBA’s research into identifying risk and protective factors to reduce dementia incidence.
IPH Limited Managing Director David Griffith and his wife Penny supported CHeBA’s… Read More
Co-Director of CHeBA (Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing) at UNSW Australia, Professor Henry Brodaty, has joined more than 30 leading international experts to drive increased collaboration in research to defeat Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
The comprehensive 78-page… Read More
Researchers at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) have been awarded a $40,000 UNSW Goldstar Award for research into the structure and function of apolipoproteins which affect brain ageing.
CHeBA Co-Director Professor Perminder Sachdev will lead the research team which… Read More
Senior executives from corporate Australia have spent the last four Saturdays surfing alongside Ambassador Richard Grellman AM, to raise funds for research and increase awareness of modifiable lifestyle factors for improving brain health, as part of Wipeout Dementia.
Today, the… Read More
At a time when Alzheimer's disease and other dementias have reached epidemic proportions, some of Sydney’s leading business professionals came together at a lunch generously hosted by ARIA Restaurant Sydney on Friday, 6 November to support The Dementia Momentum initiative at… Read More
Dr Karen Mather has been awarded the Dean's Rising Star Award for “significant contributions to research” at the UNSW Medicine Dean’s Awards on 18 November 2015.
Dr Mather is the leader of the Genetics & Genomics group at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)… Read More
Lack of uniform criteria for diagnosing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) has resulted in a wide range of unreliable estimates for global prevalence of the disease, with significant implications for health policy and planning. By applying standardised criteria to international… Read More
Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) researchers received $2.6 million in grant funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council as part of an international collaboration to identify the genes involved in dementia.
Announced today by Federal Minister for Health… Read More
Researchers found that a diet rich in date palm fruit improved memory, learning and coordinated-motor movement, and reduced anxiety and amyloid beta levels in mice with a precursor for Alzheimer’s disease.
An international research team from Oman and Australia, including CHeBA… Read More