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Training in Neurosciences: new strategies in clinical evaluation, advances in neuroimaging, neuropsychology, and intervention for patients with dementia (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, depression and other dementia)

Grant number: 08/00938-0
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research
Effective date (Start): May 26, 2008
Effective date (End): June 25, 2008
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Psychiatry
Principal researcher:Florindo Stella
Grantee:Florindo Stella
Host: Serge Gauthier
Home Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil
Research place: McGill University, Montreal, Canada  


My purpose is to stay in the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) - Alzheimer and Cognitive Disorders Clinic aiming: a) to improve the strategies of early differential diagnosis among the kinds of dementia (Alzheimer’s disease, dementia in Parkinson’s, dementia in depression, and other dementia); b) to study the new advances on neuroimaging related to dementia (NMR, Functional NMR, Spectroscopy with NMR, PET, SPECT); c) to improve the quality of my academic work on neuropsychological evaluation, neuroimaging, clinical interventions, and research; d) to discuss future reciprocal collaboration on exchange and research between UNESP - State University of Sao Paulo (Biosciences Institute) and McGill Centre for Studies in Aging - Alzheimer and Cognitive Disorders Clinic. (AU)

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