Alzheimer's Australia invites Baroness Greenfield to present an Australian Tour
24 June, 2011
Alzheimer’s Australia invited Baroness Greenfield to present to the Australian public about the future of the brain and whether a dementia free world is achievable.
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.
Baroness Greenfield visited every capital city in Australia from 4 July to 15 July, 2011 and presented presentations focussed around:
- The research strategies being pursued to achieve a dementia free life including the amyloid thesis, neurogenesis and environmental issues; and
- The social challenges that are preventing us achieving that goal including funding for research, social attitudes, changing lifestyles and prejudice.
Baroness Greenfield's Address to the National Press Club of Australia
Wednesday July 13, 2011
You can view the videos of the Address in the windows below. You can also download a copy of the full transcript of Baroness Greenfield's Address here.