New perspectives needed to tackle Alzheimer’s and dementia
After 40 years of high-profile failures in Alzheimer’s research and related drug trials, there’s an urgent need for new ways to combat the disease.
This fact was the driver to gather an expert panel for Open Minded: Embracing new perspectives in Alzheimer’s disease, hosted by the UTS Centre for Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine (CNRM) and supported by the Blackmore Foundation.
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s, is the second leading cause of death in Australia, and the number one cause of death for Australian women, accounting for more than 10 per cent of female deaths in 2017.
Professor Bryce Vissel, Dale Bredesen MD, Associate Professor David Burke, Petrea King and medical journalist Sophie Scott came together to discuss new ways to approach the disease.
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