Principal Investigators

    Dr Peter Crouch


    University of Melbourne

    Contact information of lead PI



    Title of project or programme

    Harnessing the consequences of impaired mitochondrial energy metabolism to treat the symptoms of age-related neuronal decline

    Source of funding information

    National Health and Medical Research Council

    Total sum awarded (Euro)

    € 462,182

    Start date of award


    Total duration of award in years



    Research Abstract

    Cognitive function and locomotor ability decline due to advanced age and disorders such as motor neuron disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. We have identified a treatment that attenuates these symptoms of age and disease in mice, thus extending the healthy lifespan of the animals. This project will investigate the mechanisms by which the treatment works, thereby advancing our understanding of the causes of cognitive and locomotor decline and the development of preventative treatments.

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Types: Investments < €500k
Member States: Australia
Diseases: N/A
Years: 2016
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