Media Release 2018

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International survey calls for greater awareness of dementia research

The NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) welcomes this week’s release of key findings from the world’s largest Alzheimer’s survey, which has shown that responders were overwhelmingly willing to be involved in dementia research. Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), in association with Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI), Novartis and Amgen, conducted the survey of more than 10,000 adults across ten countries. The survey found that people’s willingness to become involved in...

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$18 million announced for National Dementia Network

    The Turnbull Government has today announced $18 million to establish the Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) – the largest single research program to be funded to date through the Government’s Boosting Dementia Research Initiative. “Accelerating innovation in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of dementia is a global priority and research effort that Australia is proud to be a part of,” Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt said. ADNeT will bring dementia researchers,...

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Early outcomes announced for $200mil investment in dementia research

The NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) has today released details of the early outcomes of the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative. Speaking at the International Dementia Conference in Sydney, Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, formally launched the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative Early Outcomes Report and said collaboration and investment were key to building on the advances in dementia research. “Dementia is the second leading cause of death in this country —...

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