Discovery, Diagnostics and Management:
A new era for Dementia

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Convenor

Prof. Christopher Rowe MD FRACP FAANMS Director, Australian Dementia Network

University of Melbourne. Director, Molecular Imaging Research, Austin Health.

NHMRC Practitioner Fellow

 

Co-Chairs

Prof. Jürgen Götz PhD, Dr. habil, Foundation Chair of Dementia Research, Director, Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research (CJCADR), Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 

 

Prof. Elizabeth J Coulson BSc Hons PhD Head of School, School of Biomedical Sciences Faculty of Medicine

Professor of Neuroscience, Queensland Brain Institute, Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

The University of Queensland

Members

A/Prof Scott Ayton PhD, NHMRC Leadership Fellow (L1), Director: Centre of Research Excellence in Enhanced Dementia Diagnosis, Head: Neurodegeneration-Cognition Theme, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

 

Dr Julien Bensalem BSc, MSc, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)

 

Prof. Michael Breakspear BSc(med) BA (hons) MB BS PhD FRANZCP Newcastle, NSW, Professor of

Systems Neuroscience, University of Newcastle

 

Prof. Henry Brodaty AO MBBS, MD, DSc, FRACP, FRANZCP, FAHMS, Co-Director Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney

 

Dr. Jurgen Fripp PhD, CSIRO, Team Leader, Image Analysis, Australian eHealth Research Centre

 

Assoc Prof. Michelle Lupton BSc(Hons) PhD, NHMRC Boosting Dementia Leadership Fellow and Senior Research Officer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

 

Maree McCabe AM Chief Executive Officer, Dementia Australia

 

Prof. Ralph Martins AO Professor, Macquarie Medical School, Centre for Ageing, Cognition and Wellbeing Foundation Chair and Director, Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease at Edith Cowan University

 

Prof. Colin L Masters MD, Laureate Professor of Dementia Research, Florey Institute and The University of Melbourne

 

Dr. Inga Mehrani PhD, National Project Manager ADNeT - Memory Clinics

Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT), Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Medicine, School of Psychiatry

 

Prof. Sharon Naismith MAPS, CCN. NHMRC Leadership Fellow, Leonard P Ullmann Chair in Psychology, Brain and Mind Centre & Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney; Lead, Australian Dementia Network Memory Clinics Initiative.

 

Prof. Peter Nestor MBBS PhD FRACP   Professor in Neuroscience, Queensland Brain Institute

Conjoint Professor of Cognitive Neurology, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland and Cognitive Disorders Clinic, Mater Hospital, South Brisbane

 

Dr Matt Paradise MBChB, BSc, MSc, MRCPsych, FRANZCP (Cert. POA), PhD. Old Age Psychiatrist, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW, Clinical Advisor to ADNeT – Memory Clinic Network, Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT)

 

Prof. Perminder Sachdev AM, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRANZCP, FAAHMS 

Scientia Professor of Neuropsychiatry at UNSW Sydney (UNSW), Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA),UNSW,  Clinical Director of the Neuropsychiatric Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, Deputy Director, Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) 

 

Cherry Santos, Operations Manager, Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT), Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne

 

Dr Edwin Tan BPharm (Hons), PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney

 

Prof. James Vickers PhD DSc Director, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania

 

Dr Stephanie Wong PhD, MAPS, NHMRC Research Fellow & Lecturer in Psychology, College of Education, Psychology & Social Work, Flinders University

10 January 2023

31 January 2023

29 May 2023

29-31 May 2023

10 November 2022

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