Alzheimer’s Australia has invited Baroness Greenfield to present to the Australian public about the future of the brain and whether a dementia free world is achievable.
Baroness Greenfield will present:
- The research strategies being pursued to achieve a dementia free life including the amyloid thesis, neurogenesis and environmental issues;
- The social challenges that are preventing us achieving that goal including funding for research, social attitudes, changing lifestyles and prejudice.
Baroness Susan Greenfield, a professor at Oxford University, is one of Britain’s foremost neuroscientists. As an award-winning science communicator she has spoken widely about the science of the brain and Alzheimer’s disease. Baroness Greenfield has a well earned reputation as one of the most influential women in the world.
Baroness Greenfield has been Professor of Synaptic Pharmacology since 1996 at Oxford where she continues to head a multi-disciplinary research group exploring novel brain mechanisms linked to neurodegeneration. She also studies the physical basis of the mind and is Director of the Institute for the Future of the Mind.
RSVP by 6 July 2011.
Bookings essential and payment required on registration. Please phone 6255 0722.