Montefiore Chair of Healthy Brain Ageing, Professor Henry Brodaty AO, wins ‘Nobel Prize for Ageing’

July 6, 2016 by J-Wire
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UNSW Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO, has been awarded The Ryman Prize, an international prize that rewards the best work in the world that has enhanced quality of life for older people.

Professor Henry Brodaty AO

Professor Henry Brodaty AO

Montefiore President, David Freeman AM, extended his congratulations  on behalf of the Board of Management to Professor Brodaty on his recent award. “Professor Brodaty has had a stellar career working tirelessly over 30 years to combat dementia. We are truly fortunate to have Professor Brodaty as our research Chair and the benefit that brings in terms of enhancing the quality of life of our residents suffering from this disease,” said Mr Freeman.

Professor Brodaty is the Co-Director of UNSW’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) and works closely with the Montefiore Home in a funded research position with the purpose of identifying better practice in terms of dementia care and to enable this research to be transferred, in a practical sense, to the delivery of care services at the various Montefiore campuses.

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