The 2005 successful projects are of a high quality and cover a wide range of research areas - from basic biomedical research to studies into improving quality of life for people currently living with dementia.
Successful projects include:
These projects add to AAR's portfolio of research projects which also includes a joint fellowship with the NHMRC which funds Associate Professor Pradeep Nathan of Monash University to research novel neuroimaging technology to investigate early changes in the brains of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Professor Brodaty, Chair of AAR said that "Currently less than 0.3% of the total annual cost of dementia in Australia is spent on dementia research. Australia must invest in dementia research now to make progress in dementia treatment, prevention, diagnosis, and care."
"Only through research will it be possible to lessen the impact of dementia and reduce the increasing number of people who will otherwise develop dementia and im
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