Research Australia's INSPIRE Issue 19 - A focus on data in health and medical research

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CHILDHOOD DEMENTIA:

IT’S TIME TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY

Angelina with her mother, Niki in 2020. Angelina suffers from Lafora disease. She had no symptoms of childhood dementia until 2018 when she was 14 years old. Today, she is unable to attend school and is suffering significant cognitive decline. 16  INSPIRE 019 | 2021


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