IRNDP Conference at NeuRA 2019

On the 14th and 15th of October, NeuRA hosted the International Research Network on Dementia Prevention (IRNDP) Inaugural Global Research Forum on dementia prevention. This is the first conference in Australia, and only the second in the world, to focus specifically on dementia prevention. The conference featured speakers from the United States, Canada, Sweden, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia and 140 registered delegates from Denmark, Canada, United States, Sweden, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Thailand and Australia.

Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey, Director of the UNSW Aging Futures Institute and Senior Principal Research Scientist NeuRA, is the Chair of the IRNDP leadership committee.

“The International Research Network on Dementia Prevention is bringing together scientists from around to globe to share findings and accelerate progress in dementia prevention science, so that governments, care providers and the public can act now to reduce the risk of dementia globally,” said NeuRA’s Professor Kaarin Anstey.

NeuRA researchers Dr Sophie Andrews, Dr Ying Xu and Dr Louise Lavrencic gave presentations at the conference, and Dr Ruth Peters, Senior Scientist at NeuRA was an invited Keynote Speaker at the conference.

For more information about IRNDP and the conference, please visit the IRNDP website: https://coghealth.net.au