Fifty people attended this third forum hosted by the Wicking Dementia Research Centre at MS1, Hobart on 24 June 2011
Dr Jenn Scott, University of Tasmania and Wicking Research Associate
Dr Scott spoke about the HACC funded project that has enabled the development of materials such as a DVD and tip sheets for carers of people with dementia. A media cut version of the DVD was shared as volunteers are being sought to pilot this innovative program.
Associate Professor Inn Chuah, Menzies Research Institute Tasmania
The olfactory system as a tool for understanding Alzheimer's Disease pathogenesis
Dr Tracey Dickson, Senior Research Fellow, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre
Axon form and function in neurodegenerative disease
Dr Dickson presented an overview of current research projects undertaken by the Nero Repair Group in the Wicking Dementia Research Centre.
Due to the volcanic ash cloud causing havoc to air transport, Professor John Hodges of the University of New South Wales was not able to present his talk What's new in Frontotemporal Dementia: from FUS to fibs
Authorised by Co-Director, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre
14 July, 2011