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Improving diagnosis and prognosis of early-onset dementia [ 2016 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1103258]

Researchers: Prof Olivier Piguet (Principal investigator)

Brief description Frontotemporal dementia accounts for ~15% of all dementias. It is as common as Alzheimer’s disease in the < 65 year olds but understanding of this disease remains limited. Over the next 5 years, my research will work towards improving diagnosis, prognosis and prediction of pathology, using a multidisclinary approach that combines clinical, brain imaging, genetics and neuropathological investigations. This research will contribute to improving the care and quality of life of dementia patients.

Funding Amount $AUD 643,821.28

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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