Past Events 1 Nov 2014 to 31 Oct 2015
Recording of: Clinical and Research Updates in Alzheimer’s and Fronto-Temporal Dementia
Please Note: You are registering for a Recording of the Webinar.
Places to attend the Live Webinar (on 7 October 2015) are now full.
Dementia is increasing in prevalence worldwide. Hear from two of Australia’s leading experts on the current clinical and research developments in two of the major dementia subtypes. Learn how some of the research developments in recent years may impact your clinical practice.
This webinar is targeted at Geriatricians, advanced trainees in geriatric medicine and those working with older people and aims to update you on the latest evidence in fronto-temporal dementia and Alzheimer’s disease including the latest on pathophysiology and latest research into management and disease targets.
From this webinar you will gain an understanding of the:
- latest research directions in AD & FTD
- latest diagnostics in AD and FTD
- latest potential treatment directions in AD & FTD
Hear from Leading Experts
Professor Henry Brodaty
MBBS (Syd), MD (UNSW), DSc (UNSW), FRACP, FRANZCP
University of New South Wales, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing
Professor Henry Brodaty is Scientia Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, University of New South Wales; Consultant Psychogeriatrician, Aged Care Psychiatry and Head of the Memory Disorders Clinic, Prince of Wales Hospital.
He is the Director of the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (Assessment and Better Care) and Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW. Henry is currently President of International Psychogeriatric Association and was past chairman of Alzheimer's Disease International and past president of Alzheimer's Australia. Publishing over 400 papers and book chapters, Professor Brodaty has research interests in Alzheimer’s dementia, prevention of cognitive decline and dementia, improving quality of life for people with dementia, general practice and dementia, better residential care and managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.
Professor John Hodges
MBBS, MD, FRCP, FRACP, Fed Med Sci
Senior Principal Research Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia
Professor of Cognitive Neurology, UNSW
Professor John Hodges trained in medicine and psychiatry in London, Southampton, Oxford and SanDiego, USA before gravitating to neuropsychology. In 1990, he was appointed a University Lecturer in Cambridge and in 1997 became MRC Professor of Behaviour Neurology. In 2007 he moved to Australia to take up a Federation fellowship at NeuRA and UNSW. He has written 500 papers and 5 books on aspects of neuropsychology and dementia. He co-directs a multidisciplinary research group focusing on aspects of frontotemporal dementia; investigating the cognitive, behavioural, psychological, and brain changes associated with this disease and the impact on patients and their families.
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