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Improving dementia diagnosis and prevention

More than 450,000 Australians are living with dementia and it is Australia's second leading cause of death. A long term approach to the diagnosis and treatment of dementia is essential for Australia's social and economic wellbeing. 

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Indigenous female researcher inspires next generation

As one of NHMRC’s first Indigenous Interns, Nada Powell is about to embark on her next journey which is likely to now include research.

Media release

NHMRC national network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers

A National Health and Medical Research Council-funded national network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers has been established that will bring together unique skills across culture, knowledge and health research to address the health priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Media release

$1.8 million to support Australia-UK health and medical research

More than $1.8 million has been awarded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to support collaborative health and medical research between Australia and the United Kingdom.