Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)

Crowds at Coogee after lockdwon

After months of being in lockdown, it’s very normal to feel overwhelmed when reconnecting with society.

Crosswords and brain health

Enjoying crosswords, sudoku and chess are just some ways to lower the risk of dementia, says clinical neuropsychologist at UNSW Sydney.

Researchers

UNSW has been awarded NHMRC funding to establish three new research centres for vascular dementia, the mitigation of airborne threats, and research into the impact of food systems on our health and environment.

Diabetes management

This World Diabetes Day, UNSW is highlighting the recent advances its academics and students are making in diabetes research. 

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Dr Nicole Kochan has been awarded a Boosting Dementia Research Grant for a world-first study that aims to improve early diagnosis of dementia.

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Scientists have identified five genetic variants that influence structures within the brain, a discovery that could help determine genetic processes that underlie neuropsychiatric diseases.