The Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation (AADRF) is pleased to announce the Dementia Grants Program - Round 1 is now open with a total of $1 million worth of grants on offer to new and early career researchers this year. **Applications are now CLOSED as of May 9, 2017**
Seventeen of Australia’s new and early career researchers will share in just over $1 million to conduct ground-breaking dementia research, as the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation’s 2016 grant recipients are announced.
Twenty of Australia’s best and brightest young scientists will share in $875,000 to conduct ground-breaking dementia research, as the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation’s 2015 grant recipients are announced.
A survey commissioned by the National Health and Medical Research Council has revealed that finding ways to prevent dementia, improving diagnosis and better care are considered top priorities for future dementia research.
Released today, the survey sought views from consumers (people with dementia, their family and personal carers), researchers (new and established), medical practitioners and aged care providers around Australia.
A free, five week online course is being offered by John Hopkins University in the USA for health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care.