Dr. Amit Garg (right) was presented with the ASN-AHA Young Investigator Award at the society’s annual meeting, ASN Kidney Week 2016.
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has honoured Dr. Amit Garg by presenting him with the ASN-AHA Young Investigator Award during the society’s annual meeting, ASN Kidney Week 2016, held in November. More than 13,000 kidney health professionals from around the world gathered in Chicago, Illinois for the world’s premier nephrology meeting.
As a form of exercise for the mind, participants in the study are asked to perform cognitive tasks using a tablet.
Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in the world conducting a clinical trial to test a triple intervention aimed at treating Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and delaying the onset of dementia. The Mobility, Exercise and Cognition (MEC) team will be incorporating physical exercises, cognitive training and vitamin D supplementation to determine the best treatment for improving mobility and cognition.