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The Melbourne Brain Centre

30 Royal Parade

Building #144

Parkville, VIC 3052

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Please join us for the Launch of Music Interventions for dementia and depression in the Elderly hosted by Professor Felicity Baker (University of Melbourne) with Keynote Speaker Professor Michael Nilsson (University of Newcastle).

The Federal Minister for Health has acknowledged the future challenges that lie ahead for an aging Australia. To address this challenge, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC) has awarded the National Music Therapy Research Unit at the University of Melbourne funding to pursue a series of studies that focus on music and its role in the health and wellbeing of people living with dementia.

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3.00pm Professor Michael NilssonKeynote Address: Music and the Brain: the role of neuroplasticity

4.00pm NH&MRC Project Launch introduced by Professor Felicity Baker, Music Therapy, University of Melbourne.

The launch will be followed with refreshments in the Foyer of the Melbourne Brain Centre.

The Project Launch follows a day-long symposium hosted by the National Music Therapy Research Unit at The University of Melbourne which features presentations from key national and international researchers in the field of music and dementia. For more information please visit:


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