Design by: Joe Stewart You are here:  > AAAI Patron > AAAI Patron AAAI Patron Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO   Patron of Ageing And Alzheimers Institute Former Governor of NSW 2001-14 Former Chancellor of University of Sydney    As our new Patron, Professor Bashir launched Ageing And Alzheimers Institute at Concord Hospital on 13 October, 2014. At the launch Professor Bashir gave a rousing speech about the importance of ageing and Alzheimers research.  Professor Bashir’s distinguished career and esteemed medical background will help enhance awareness of the Institute’s role to support, improve and promote the phenomena of ageing.