Call for Applications: IBRO Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICs Course 2022 (Funded)

Call for Applications: IBRO Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICs Course 2022 (Funded)

Deadline: September 30, 2022

Applications are open for the International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO) Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICs. 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 to measure cognition in the elderly and implement neuropsychometeric tools.

About IBRO

IBRO is the global association of neuroscience societies established in 1961 that aims to promote and support neuroscience around the world through training, education, research, outreach and engagement activities, and the publication of our two journals, Neuroscience and IBRO Neuroscience Reports.

More than 90 international, regional and national scientific members constitute IBRO’s Governing Council which, together with the IBRO Executive Committee and five Regional Committees, address the needs and advance the work of individual scientists and research communities everywhere. In addition, IBRO has partnerships with like-minded scientific organizations to identify priorities and help bridge gaps in knowledge, investment and resources in the field of brain research.

Cost

  • Accommodation and economy travel will be covered for selected participants.

Eligibility

  • Open to trainees and early career researchers within Africa;
  • The should be working on brain ageing and dementia.

Application

The application deadline is September 30, 2022 (5:00 p.m. CET). The training will hold from December 5-9, 2022 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

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For more information, visit IBRO.

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