UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for projects to investigate the use of internet-based tools in suicide prevention and the affect genetics can have on patients’ response to medicines to treat bipolar disorder or depression.
Co-Director of UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Professor Perminder Sachdev AM, has been awarded a $3.289 million National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant to develop robust biomarkers for vasc
Researchers from the DCRC at UNSW Sydney have shown that non-pharmacological approaches can not only reduce behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia (BPSD*), but also that they are cost-effective.
Given the prevalence of dementia increases with age, near-centenarians and centenarians without dementia are generally considered as models of successful ageing and resistance against age-related cognitive decline.
An international collaboration between the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) and Beihang University in China has researched differential longitudinal changes in structural complexity and volumetric measures in community-dwelling older indivi