NHMRC unveils plan for $200m dementia boost

11 August 2014


The National Health and Medical Research Council has today announced the first steps in its delivery of the Australian Government’s $200 million ‘Boosting Dementia Research’ budget measure.

It includes the announcement of a new Dementia Research Team Grants scheme which opened today to support research into the causes of dementia, improved methods of prevention, new treatment options and improved patient care.

The scheme is modelled on NHMRC’s Centres of Research Excellence and is expected to fund five teams for up to $6.5 million each over five years.

To view the full media release please follow this link: NHMRC unveils plan for $200m dementia boost