Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Psychiatrist’s View
Free Public Lecture
Kenneth Myer Building
Royal Parade, Parkville
T: 8344 5509
This talk will review some of the progress that has been made in our understanding of dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease over the past three decades, with specific reference to work undertaken by staff of the University of Melbourne.
Emeritus Professor David Ames AO graduated from the MBBS at the University of Melbourne in 1978 and has specialised in old age psychiatry since 1985.
Professor Emeritus David Ames, The University of Melbourne
Professor Emeritus David Ames
The University of Melbourne
Emeritus Professor David Ames AO graduated MBBS from the University of Melbourne in 1978 and has specialised in old age psychiatry since 1985. He trained in Melbourne and London and was a full time University of Melbourne Academic 19892015, serving as director of the National Ageing Research Institute 20072015 and editing the peer reviewed journal International Psychogeriatrics 20032011. He is an author on over 350 papers in peer reviewed journals and coeditor of over 20 books including 4 editions of the reference text Dementia. Since 2006 he has chaired the Australian Imaging Biomarkers and Lifestyle study of ageing. His research interests include the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and the care of individuals with depression in late life.