One of the biggest global public health challenges in human history is dementia.  With the number of people with dementia worldwide increasing rapidly, effectively tackling known risk factors for dementia could prevent up to one-fifth of new cases by 2025. 


The Dementia Momentum, an initiative of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW, is a movement to bring researchers and the community together to change the future of dementia incidence.  The goal is to drive momentum in awareness, research and societal change for a brighter future. Read more


Driving The Dementia Momentum is Mr Richard Grellman AM, Chairman of Genworth Mortgage Insurance Ltd, IPH Ltd and AMP Foundation. 


Richard's wife Suellen Grellman was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer's disease in 2011 aged just 61 years old and has been in Residential Care since early in 2014.


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  John & Ann Cunningham


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Actinogen Medical, Agentbox, Allan Hall Chartered Accountants, John Atkin, Baillie Lodges, Barana Group, Julianne Blain, Andrew Bloore, Breakwater Advisory, Karoline & Henry Brodaty AO, Barbara Brown, Paul Cave AM, Charter Hall Holdings, Keri Chittenden, Coral Technologies Pty Ltd, R. Bruce Corlett AM, Tim Crommelin, Richie Dolan, Nick Douglas-Morris, EG, Lynnette Ellerman, EP&T Global, Peter Evans, Finlease, Ford Civil, Ian & Kathy Freestone, David Gillespie, Louise Gillespie, Robert Gillespie, Kym Godson, Peter Granger, Brian Greig, David & Penny Griffith, Halfords IP, Dale & John Harkness, Robert Hartman, R.O. Hellyer, Kelly Hobbs, John Hughes, Mark & Sophie Hutchinson, Rodney Inder, Kenichi Ishiyama, Brian & Susan Jackson, Andrew Jerogin, Chris Jessop, JT Consultancy, Rob Kift, Lindsay Bennelong Developments, Jan Lech, David Levi, Robin Low, Ian MacDonald, Michael Madigan, The Manly Daily, Glenn Maris, Peter Mason, Simon Matison, Michelle & Tony McGrath, McGrath Estate Agents - Neutral Bay, Christine and David Michaelis, Nancy Milne, Minderoo Foundation, Morgans Foundation, Nigel Mukhi, Donovan Murphy, Reiko Murphy, Derek Nelson, Colleen Nichols, Trish O'Brien, Parkview Group, Graeme Pettigrew, Paul Pierlot, Sally Pitkin, Don & Anne Potter, Douglas Potter, ProGood, Angela Raymond, The Rotary Club of Rose Bay, Dagmar Schmidmaier AM, Jacqueline Smith, James Smith, Somerville Electric, Sothertons Melbourne, Sparke Helmore Lawyers, Susan Rothwell Architects, Sydney Airport, The Gap State High School, Gayle Tollifson, Urban Space Group, Sally White OAM, Winten Property Group, Ali Wood & Brian Holder, David G. Young, Geoff Zuber


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Research is an international enterprise and dementia affects

all communities.  The future of dementia research is in being

able to bring the scores of international studies together

for a common purpose.


Professor Perminder Sachdev AM and Professor Henry Brodaty AO

Co-Directors, CHeBA