The Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care is funded by, and has alliances with the following organisations, institutions and government departments:
Edith Cowan University (ECU) is the lead organisation in this collaborative research venture. ECU brings expertise and infrastructure to the centre in the areas of molecular diagnostics, models of disease pathogenesis, exercise science (including laboratories equal to any in Australia, particularly in terms of interventions for the aged), health promotion and palliative care.
Hall and Prior Aged Care Organisation is committed to the pursuit of excellence in the provision of care and accommodation to the Aged in our Community. Hall and Prior have a continuing need for world-class research findings to improve the delivery of aged care.
Amana Living, formally Anglican Homes, is one of the State’s largest care providers. Amana Living has been caring for the elderly for 42 years and continues to proactively research the needs of older people in order to provide facilities and services that meet expectations.
Hollywood Private Hospital is part of Ramsay Health Care, an Australia-wide network of 36 private hospitals. Ramsay Health Care is also in the process of expanding into residential aged care through acquisition and green fields development.
The McCusker Foundation for Alzheimer’s Disease Research Inc, based in Western Australia, promotes and supports research into Alzheimer’s disease to develop effective ways to treat this currently incurable condition.
The University of Western Australia bring extensive experience and expertise to the centre particularly with regards to animal models for dementia, clinical assessment of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in Alzheimer’s disease and genotyping.
The centre is a collaborative research initiative funded by the state government under the Western Australian Centres of Excellence in Science and Innovation Program.
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