IBRO Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICs School for African Trainees and Early-Career Researchers

The aim of this school is to educate African trainees and early career researchers in how to measure cognitive impairment and dementia in all contexts.

This in-person meeting and training course will provide a forum to discuss risk factors and the increasing burden of vascular and neurodegenerative diseases including HIV Dementias in the context of incidence and prevention in cross-cultural populations in Low and Middle-Income Countries compared to Europe, North America and Japan. The emphasis is particularly on how we measure cognition in the elderly and implement neuro psychometeric tools.

Requirements

Trainees and early career researchers within Africa working on brain ageing and dementia.

Benefits:

Accommodation and economy travel

Co-sponsors

NIH (USA), Global Brain Health Institute, Alzheimer’s Association (USA), AgeCap Sweden

School dates and location:

December 5-9, 2022

University of Nairobi, Kenya
For more information and application details, see; https://ibro.org/brain-ageing-and-dementia-in-lmics/

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