Research Grants

Six more ground-breaking dementia research grants to support people living with dementia and their caregivers

The Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) is pleased to announce six more successful applicants in the latest round of DCRC pilot grants. These six projects join seven other projects recently announced. Each of these pilot projects will receive $75,000 to conduct ground-breaking dementia research. The DCRC pilot grants have been awarded to Dr Andrew […]

Seven ground-breaking dementia research grants to support people living with dementia and their caregivers

MEDIA RELEASE The Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) is pleased to announce the successful applicants in the latest round of DCRC pilot grants. Seven pilot projects will receive $75,000 each to conduct ground-breaking dementia research. Five of the seven projects are co-funded in partnership with the Dementia Australia Research Foundation. The seven DCRC pilot […]

Frontotemporal dementia or autism spectrum disorder? Refining the diagnosis of emerging social impairments in older adults

Emerging changes in behaviour and thinking abilities in older adults are often thought to indicate the presence of dementia. In recent years, however, we have become increasingly aware of individuals initially diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia – a younger-onset dementia affecting primarily personality and behaviour – but who show very little change over many years. We […]

World Class Research Grants for Dementia Research Awarded

The Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) is pleased to announce the successful applicants receiving World Class Research Large Grants for dementia research for 2020. The three grants of up to $600,000 each, have been awarded to research teams led by Professor Susan Kurrle, Dr Louise Mewton and Professor Olivier Piguet.