The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre


Combating Alzheimer’s and dementia

By • July 6th, 2015

Thanks to advances in medical science, life expectancy has greatly increased in developed nations like Australia. However, an unwanted side effect of this is a rise in neurodegenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s, with the number of Australians with dementia predicted to rise almost 500% by 2050. Tau protein aggregation is a common pathological processmore…