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Below is a list of current Australian researchers recruiting for participants. Please direct any queries about specific studies to the contact of the study.

You can search for a study by state or select All States for those studies which are national.

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After receiving a diagnosis of dementia it is very important that individuals and families have access to support and advice at this time, to help people regain control, plan for the future and carry on living a life that is meaningful to them. This study aims to test a new online training and support group for people in the early stages of dementia and e-learning programme for care partners…

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New South Wales
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We are interested in the opinions of people living with memory problems or early-stage dementia about suggested recommendations to improve their safety should they ever get lost. The recommendations we will ask you about came from discussions with police, health professionals, carers of people with dementia and the general public. They relate to strategies that optimise safety and autonomy for…

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All States
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The purpose of this project is to explore current cultural and family involvement within aged care facilities and how it can impact people with dementia’s connection with community and sense of self. It is to improve the lives for people with dementia through cultural considerations and strengthen the bonds of familial relations, increasing the moments of clarity.

For this part of the…

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All States
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The purpose of this project is to understand how current and future technologies can assist informal carers in managing their own health and helping to care for people with dementia. You are invited to participate in this if you have experience interacting with and caring for a person living with dementia.

Participation will involve completing an online survey with Likert scale answers…

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All States
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The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of JNJ-63733657, which is a monoclonal anti-tau antibody to prevent collection of tau in the brain by clearing it from the brain. The study will investigate whether JNJ-63733657 can slow cognitive decline in participants with Early Alzheimer’s disease with evidence of elevated brain tau (T+) and assess its safety and tolerability.

Who can…

Participating states:
Western Australia
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This is a Phase 3 study to test whether treatment with BAN2401 prevents cognitive decline and reduces brain amyloid accumulation, which is considered as one of the causes of Alzheimer’s disease. The changes in the amount of amyloid and tau in the brain will be monitored to determine the efficacy of the investigational medication.

Who can be involved?

  • Male or female, aged…
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Western Australia
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GV-971, the investigational medication in this Phase 3 study is designed to restore the natural balance of bacteria in the gut. Because the Shanghai Green Valley Pharmaceutical company scientists believe there are certain bacteria that are thought to cause inflammation in the brain and nerves, possibly contributing to the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Who can be involved?

Participating states:
Western Australia
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Caregiving is a complex social role that involves both rewards and costs. High levels of caregiver distress have been associated with increased depression, lower levels of life satisfaction and even higher mortality rates. However, there are also rewards associated with caregiving, and carers who identify with positive perceptions and experiences report fewer adverse health outcomes which may…

Participating states:
Queensland, Victoria
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Currently there are no approved treatments for fronto-temporal dementia. The main purpose of this research project is to look at whether the trial drug, sodium selenate decreases the rate of brain shrinkage in patients with fronto-temporal dementia. The research project will also look into the effect of sodium selenate on brain function and markers of disease measured on brain scans, in blood…

Participating states:
New South Wales, Victoria
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This project seeks to identify whether eye and brain tests can serve as early diagnostic markers for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. We will evaluate the potential correlation of retinal, structural and functional changes within the eye to brain changes including cognitive decline and progression over a period of five years.

Participants must meet the following criteria:

Participating states:
New South Wales
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