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 published in Nat
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
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.
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.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott was an enthusiastic participant in the inaugural Wipeout Dementia Surf Off at Queenscliff on Saturday 23 May 2015, raising almost $100,000 for The Dementia Momentum initiative at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA).