CRC for Mental Health

Chief scientific officer to advise Alzheimer’s professional association

July 19, 2012MelanieLatest News0

Professor Ashley Bush has been appointed to the advisory council of the professional association, the International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART).

Through his involvement with the ISTAART advisory council, Professor Bush will provide input into ensuring Alzheimer’s disease researchers have the means to strengthen their scientific knowledge and network with their peers.

The position will complement Professor Bush’s role as Chief Scientific Officer with the CRC for Mental Health, where he encourages networking and sharing of scientific knowledge between Australian researchers in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia and mood disorders.

Professor Bush joins a select group of Alzheimer’s experts on the council, which has included CRC program leader Professor Colin Masters (Mental Health Research Institute). The council represents a variety of research disciplines, with members active in conducting and presenting research findings, publishing and presenting papers and books.

For more information about ISTAART, including its members visit the Alzheimer’s Association (USA) website.

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