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  • 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium

    Online now: Presentations from the 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019

    The 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium was held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at the John Niland Scientia Conference and Events Centre, UNSW Sydney. A number of presentation videos and slides from the event are available below. Plenary One: Family and Communities Chair: Mr David Laffan,...

  • CHeBA News: Research Reveals No Link Between Statins and Memory Loss

    Research Reveals No Link Between Statins and Memory Loss

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Over six years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia. Findings from more than 1,000 elderly individuals assessed over six years...

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    Post event resources: 2019 NDARC Symposium

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019

    The 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium was held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at the John Niland Scientia Conference and Events Centre, UNSW Sydney. A number of presentation videos and slides from the event are available below. Plenary One: Family and Communities Chair: Mr David Laffan,...

  • CHeBA News: Property Industry Wipeout Dementia November 2019

    Property Industry Embraces Corporate Social Responsibility to Wipeout Dementia

    Monday, 18 November 2019

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au It is estimated that by 2050 the world’s older population will have doubled to 2 billion and, by just 2020, individuals aged above 60 years will have outnumbered children younger than five. Clearly, we have many fundamental and complex challenges that are yet...

  • Image - Highlighting research on World Diabetes Day

    Highlighting research on World Diabetes Day

    Thursday, 14 November 2019

    World Diabetes Day, held annually on 14 November, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the disease and how it can be better prevented and managed.  It’s also a chance to highlight the advances made by those working in diabetes research, whether through increasing knowledge of the disease or...

  • Jessica Lo and Professor Perminder Sachdev AM

    Research Highlights the Prevalence of and Common Risk Factors for Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment

    Tuesday, 12 November 2019

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Latest research led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Sydney has identified global prevalence and common risk factors for cognitive impairment following a stroke. The research, published in Neurology, harmonised data from 13 international...

  • Image - Four UNSW medical researchers win Heart Foundation grants

    Four UNSW medical researchers win Heart Foundation grants

    Thursday, 07 November 2019

    Four UNSW researchers have each received a $150,000 grant from the Heart Foundation to investigate the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and related conditions. UNSW Medicine’s Professor Kerry-Anne Rye and Associate Professor Shane Thomas, and UNSW Engineering’s Dr Susann...

  • Image - PM awards dual winners of Australian Mental Health Prize

    PM awards dual winners of Australian Mental Health Prize

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Joe Williams, a Wiradjuri man and passionate community advocate for mental health suicide prevention, and Christine Morgan, Australia’s first national suicide prevention advisor, have been announced dual winners of the 2019 Australian Mental Health Prize. Prime Minister Scott Morrison presented the...

  • Changing the mechanical properties of elastic micropillars that cells are grown on can tune mechanical signalling (setup and microscopy image shown)

    Mechanical Tuning of the Senses

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Physical changes in the surrounding microenvironment of cells, in the absence of any other modifications, are enough to affect the way they sense touch, a UNSW Medicine research shows. “Individual cells are exposed to so many different types of mechanical input—vibration, stretch, soft and hard...

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