Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age Research

The Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age (AUPOA) conducts research focusing on mental and cognitive health in older age to advance knowledge, service delivery and care and help reduce stigma and discrimination associated with mental health problems and cognitive impairment in older age.

Healthy Ageing

Research Group Leader: Professor Nicola Lautenschlager

Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age

This research group conducts a diverse range of research projects, with research foci including: risk factors and protective factors for cognitive and mental health in the ageing process, the early diagnosis of cognitive impairment, dementia disorders, and attitudes to ageing.

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Huntington's Disease Research Group

Research Group Leader: Dr Anita Goh

Academic Unit of Psychiatry of Old Age

The University of Melbourne Huntington’s Disease Research Group was established by Emeritus Professor Edmond Chiu in 1989. The team, led by Dr Anita Goh, is active in conducting national and international research into improving the quality of life of families affected by HD.

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