This yearly public forum looks at living with dementia, its treatment, and Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research discoveries.

 

 

Living well with dementia: improving health and quality of life with evidence based research

Thu 11 May 2017 8:30am1:15pm

Venue

The Queensland Brain Institute, Building 79, The University of QLD, St Lucia, 4072
Room: 
Auditorium, Level 7

 

QBI Director Professor Pankaj Sah and the Director of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research (CJCADR), Professor Jürgen Götz, invite you to a half day public dementia forum on Thursday 11th May. The forum will cover living well with dementia and updates on CJCADR research discoveries.

Program

Opening the forum
Professor Aiden Byrne, Provost, Senior Vice-President University of Queensland

Living well with dementia
Mr John Quinn, Dementia advocate

Care perspective, engaging with people living with dementia
Ms Tara Quirke, Consumer Directed Research Network

Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners – Ageing Theme
Professor Leonard Gray, Director Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, UQ, Director Centre for Online Health, UQ Consultant Geriatrician, PAH

The immune system in Alzheimer’s disease
Dr Rodrigo Medeiros, Group Leader Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

World first clinical trial to develop public health guidelines as to how exercise can both prevent and reverse dementia
Professor Perry Bartlett, Foundation Professor Molecular Neuroscience, Queensland Brain Institute, Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Ultrasound the story so far
Mr Matthew Pelekanos, Ultrasound Research Manager, Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Ultrasound mediated delivery of engineered antibodies as a therapy
Dr Rebecca Nisbet, Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

RSVP
This is a free event but registration is essential for catering. Please register here.