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Magnetic Connections: The Future of Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Watch Alzhiemer’s Webinar here

The Bionics Institute hosted an online webinar in October 2022 to show how magnetic stimulation of the brain could improve cognition in Alzheimer’s disease. The Bionics Institute are developing a new treatment to improve memory function in people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Developed by Bionics Institute researcher, Professor Kate Hoy, this new treatment, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), uses magnetic pulses to alter brain activity.

View a recording of the webinar above to hear:

  • Lead research Professor Kate Hoy, explain how magnetic brain stimulation could be key to fighting memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Clinician Dr Renata Lemke, give an overview of dementia and the limitations of current treatment.
  • The personal experience of Cheryl Conway, who is caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease.

    More information:

    Professor Hoy’s Alzheimer’s research is the focus of the Bionics Institute’s Christmas appeal. To support our research, visit our Alzheimer’s Christmas appeal.

    Take a look at the Bionics Institute Alzheimer’s research page: A new treatment for Alzheimer’s

    Learn more about Professor Kate Hoy: Professor Kate Hoy

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