News in 2014

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  • 5 May: The Brains Behind Dementia Research Dr Zoe Terpening talks with Alzheimer’s Australia about her research in the field of dementia
  • 1 May: The Australian Women’s Weekly mentioned a BMRI-led study looking at the effectiveness of Omega-3 supplements and the anti-depressant sertraline in reducing depressive symptoms



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  • 29 January: Adjunct Associate Professor Renee Bittoun spoke on 3AW Melbourne Afternoons about quitting smoking and weight gain, which research shows is temporary and indirect.
  • 28 January: "Brain donation plea to beat MS" article about the Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Brain Bank, with comment from Associate Professor Michael Barnett.
  • 25 January: "Aussies invent gizmo for Parkinson's falls" article about Associate Professor Simon Lewis' work on Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's disease.
  • 4 January: "Knocking heads: What makes one man attack another?" article in the Sydney Morning Herald featuring comment from Professor Ian Hickie.