Get involved in research

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.

If you have any questions regarding content on this page or want to modify your study once submitted please email research@dementia.org.au


The Lewy Body Study

Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a relatively common form of dementia in older age. People with DLB often have similar symptoms to people with Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Lewy bodies are tiny deposits of alpha-synuclein (a protein) in the nerve cells of the brain. It is not known exactly what causes the abnormal build-up of these Lewy bodies in the brain. In order to find...

Participating states: Western Australia

Participating states: Victoria

Occurring dates: 19/07/2018 to 31/12/2023

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A Phase 2b/3, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled 48-week safety and efficacy trial of ANAVEX2-73 for the treatment of early Alzheimer’s disease

Anavex Life Sciences is seeking volunteers to participate in a new clinical trial for people with mild Alzheimer's disease. ANAVEX2-73 is a small molecule that has shown in research studies to improve mental activities that are involved in learning, remembering and using general daily knowledge. These results are associated with ANAVEX2-73 possibly having protective properties on the brain...

Participating states: New South Wales

Participating states: Queensland

Participating states: South Australia

Participating states: Western Australia

Participating states: Victoria

Occurring dates: 05/07/2018 to 31/08/2020

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Living with Dementia and Driving

The Living with Dementia and Driving study is a National Health & Medical Research Council funded study that aims to investigate ways to support people with dementia and their family members cope with driving and stopping driving. Participants in the study and their care partner will have an opportunity to participate in a community-based support and education program called CarFreeMe....

Participating states: Australian Capital Territory

Participating states: New South Wales

Participating states: Queensland

Occurring dates: 01/03/2018 to 31/07/2021

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The Healthy Brain Project - an Australian-first online study of psychological, lifestyle and genetic factors that increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

The main purpose of this study is to track the cognitive, lifestyle and psychological markers of 4000-5000 community-based middle-aged adults (40-65 years inclusive) over five years online, in relation to genetic risk factors that are shown to increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease dementia in older adults. We are interested in determining whether we can detect extremely subtle signs of memory...

Participating states: All States

Occurring dates: 03/04/2017 to 01/01/2022

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