The Summer 2017 issue provides a look into our research in motor neurone disease, aged driver and sleep research. It also illustrates the importance of the recently released hip fracture registry, and the award received by our distinguished scientists on its success.We recently launched NeuRAtalks, a new website were the public can access online seminars on a range of topics, all presented by our scientists and curated by our staff. The topic range form schizophrenia to depression to resilience, with more talks added weekly. We also touch base with Prof Kaarin Anstey, who will be joining us in January, to leading an innovative lab with a national research agenda to tackle ageing and dementia. Don’t forget to watch some of our video content supporting articles in this months magazine. Finally a huge thanks for your continued support – it is our vision to prevent and cure diseases and disability of the brain and nervous system.
NeuRA’s Dr Moyra Mortby presented at Uniting War Memorial Hospital’s free seminar on Healthy Brains this week. Dr Mortby shared her research into the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia. These are the challenging behaviours associated with dementia such as delusions, sleep disturbances, anxiety and agitation. “Neuropsychiatric symptoms are a diverse group of non-cognitive symptoms of dementia that are characterised by disturbed […]