Listen to the fortnightly Dementia News podcast with Dr Ian McDonald chatting with some of the leading dementia researchers in Australia and around the globe. The short and sharp podcasts give you a bit more insight into the world of dementia research.

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Since the late 1990’s the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation has been funding Australia’s talented new and early career dementia researchers, with the aim of giving these researchers a head start in building their careers. Giving out just over $10 million dollars’ worth of research grants to over 200 researchers during this time - science holds the key to defeating dementia, so the research we fund is focused on the causes, care, prevention and potential treatments for dementia. In this special podcast, I am taking a closer look at who we have funded over the past 15-20 years. Meet Lesley, Matthew, Michelle C, Zoe, Tim and Michelle K who are all passionate researchers working towards a world without dementia. In this episode we will learn that dementia research is more than just about finding a cure, it is about answering questions today which will help people living with dementia tomorrow. Listen as they share their stories, inspire and tell us how we can work towards a world without dementia.

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