With more than 1,700 new cases in Australia each week, Alzheimer’s Disease continues to be a huge burden on society, families and carers.

Brain plaques and tangles are a found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s.  This study will determine whether low levels of folate is linked to changes in the brain, and if supplementing the diet with folate can prevent or delay the process of Alzheimer’s disease.

Research Area 
Project type 
Project Grant
Year of funding 
2014