Professor Cliff Abraham examines just where are we at with Alzheimers research. What is the history, why are statistics showing more and more people are being impacted by this condition, and how is current research shaping the future for diagnosis, treatment and management?
This Leading Edge event is part of inSight – Queenstown’s annual science, technology and future week.
This event is FREE. Donations are welcome.
Professor Cliff Abraham has played a leading role in promoting neuroscience research and teaching at the University of Otago. He is Director of Otago’s Brain Health Research Centre and Director of a major HRC-funded research programme investigating biomarkers and therapeutic agents for Alzheimer’s disease. In 1997, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, and in 2007 he was awarded a Royal Society of New Zealand James Cook Fellowship. He chaired the Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research, New Zealand’s annual neuroscience meeting, for 12 years.
inSight thanks the Brain Health Research Centre.