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Celebrating Lifetime Service to Dementia

Join us for a guest presentation by Professor Ralph Martins on ‘Successfully Combating the Dementia Epidemic: The Way Forward’.

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
East Perth Football Club, 246 Vincent Street, Leederville

Presentation by Professor Ralph Martins, followed by special Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Honorary Life Memberships of Craig Masarei and Jenny Rogers will also be presented. 


Professor Ralph MartinsGuest Speaker: Professor Ralph Martins

Professor Ralph Martins is well known and highly respected internationally as a prominent researcher in Ageing and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). His insight into this devastating disease has led to a number of ground breaking discoveries.

He holds numerous Adjunct Professorial appointments with esteemed universities around the world. He was instrumental in establishing the McCusker Alzheimer’s Research Foundation in 2001 and has since been the Director of Research. In 2004, Professor Martins was appointed by Edith Cowan University (ECU) to the Inaugural Chair in Ageing and Alzheimer’s. He initiated the Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Care at ECU in 2006.

Presentation: Successfully Combating the Dementia Epidemic: The Way Forward

This presentation will show that a “blood test” is coming of age and our pioneering work to develop an “eye test” both of which are relatively inexpensive and readily accessible to the wider population. We are also embarking on major prevention trials working closely with our collaborators in the United States and Europe that I hope will benefit the Australian population in the near future.

Please RSVP to Kellie Flower at kellie.flower@alzheimerswa.org.au

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