Centre for Health Brain Ageing (CHeBA)

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Closer examination of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is critical in identifying individuals at high risk of developing dementia, new research finds.

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An international study of twins aged 65 and older has unlocked important clues about how genes influence the development of key grey matter structures, paving the way for a genetic blueprint of the human brain. 

Henry Brodaty

UNSW's Henry Brodaty has won the $250,000 Ryman Prize for his tireless work over 30 years to combat dementia – a disease that affects more than 340,000 Australians.

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Evidence is mounting that simple lifestyle changes such as regular exercise and a healthy diet can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease, experts from UNSW's Centre for Health Brain Ageing say.