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Combined TMS-EEG for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease [ 2016 - ]

Also known as: 5050161

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/GNT1102272]

Researchers: Dr Mitchell Goldsworthy (Principal investigator)

Brief description Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is key to more effective early intervention. Current biomarkers are expensive and are not suited for detecting the subtle changes in brain function that occur during the initial stages of the disease. Non-invasive brain stimulation is pain-free and inexpensive, and can directly probe brain function in conscious humans. This project will investigate whether these techniques might be used to identify markers of early brain dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease.

Funding Amount $603,767.00

Funding Scheme Boosting Dementia Research Initiative

Notes NHMRC - ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship

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