Early identification of degenerative dementia syndromes [ 2008 - 2011 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Olivier Piguet (Principal investigator)

Brief description With the continuing ageing of the population, an increasing number of adults will experience signs of dementia. Knowledge of the clinical presentation, disease mechanisms and evolution of frontotemporal dementia, a syndrome as common as Alzheimer’s disease in the < 65 year-old group, remains suboptimal. This research project will combine clinical investigations and brain imaging to improve diagnostic accuracy of this disease. This will lead to better treatment and management interventions.

Funding Amount $AUD 380,558.72

Funding Scheme Career Development Fellowships

Notes Clinical CDF

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