9 June 2017 With more than a million Australians predicted to be diagnosed with dementia by 2050, Western Sydney University is developing a region-first multidisciplinary Memory Clinic to help provide early diagnosis and local solutions for families affected by the debilitating condition. Dr Genevieve Steiner, NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, NICM says providing local solutions are the key to reducing the burden of the expected dementia epidemic.
31 May 2017 NICM researchers have been given a boost to investigate and optimise the interaction of natural compounds after securing a prestigious Australian Research Council Linkage grant worth over $270,000.
19 May 2017 To mark International Clinical Trials Day 2017, NICM is pleased to announce its 2017 symposium's theme, clinical trials in integrative medicine, emphasising herbal medicine, acupuncture and mind-body therapies.
The clinical trial of SLT for vascular dementia is a multicentre study to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a standardised herbal medicine formula in patients with vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease with cerebrovascular disease (mixed dementia).. Read more about SLT for Vascular Dementia