You are here:  > Events > Events AAAI Launch On Monday 13 October 2014, Dame Marie Bashir launched Ageing And Alzheimers Institute at Concord Hospital.  A short video show casing AAAI opened the event.  Professor David Le Couteur, Professor Andew McLachlan, Dr Vasi Naganathan, Dr Victoria Cogger and Barry De Ferranti gave interesting and inpiring talks about research that is presently being undertaken and exciting plans for the future.    Presenters also spoke of the rising need to find solutions for ageing well, and the necessary research to find treatments and cures for ageing related illnesses and Azheimers disease.   Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO has graciously consented to be AAAI Patron and gave a rousing speech about the importance of research.  Her background in medicine and her quest to promote and highlight research undertaken in the area of ageing will be a great boost for the Ageing And Alzheimers Institute.