Welcome to the Australian Dementia NetworkREGISTER FOR THE AUSTRALIAN DEMENTIA RESEARCH FORUM 2023
Bringing together Australia’s leading researchers, clinicians and consumers to create a powerful network for dementia prevention, treatment and care.
The Australian Dementia Network is a network of leading scientists and researchers from across 17 institutions, working together with the aim of:
- establishing the first dementia clinical quality registry to track, benchmark, and report on the clinical care of people with dementia (Registry);
- establishing consistent best practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of dementia (Memory Clinics);
- facilitating the development of effective therapies by providing detailed dementia screening of patients suitable for participation in clinical trials (Screening and Trials).
New Alzheimer’s drug shows promise for slowing diseaseProfessor Chris Rowe speaks with 3AW on the highly anticipated Phase III Lecanemab trial results, which show the drug clearing amyloid plaques in the brain -believed to be a leading cause of Alzheimer’s Disease- and reducing cognitive decline by 27%. Learn more here
PET Reading TrainingAs part of the education component of ADNeT, Director Professor Chris Rowe has prepared two training videos to help imaging specialists interpret PET scans. Be sure to check out Part One and Two. More on PET Reading Training